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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF RIDGEWOOD

Apr
20
12:45PM

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2:45PM

Query of the Day

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Enjoy easy, fun, and simple riddles and trivia questions.

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Apr
20
1:00PM

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1:15PM

Sit & Think (Sudoku)

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come and do a Sudoku puzzle for fun or just refresh your math skills. All levels of difficulty are offered.


Apr
20
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Weekend Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

3/2: Sarah's Key (2010, PG-13)
3/9: The Kite Runner (2007, PG-13)
3/16: Empire of the Sun (1987, PG)
3/23: Seabiscuit (2003, PG013)

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Apr
20
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Earth Day with the Venus Project

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn about a feasible plan of action for social change, one that works towards a peaceful and sustainable global civilization with the Venus Project. The program outlines an alternative to strive toward where human rights are no longer paper proclamations but a way of life.


Apr
20
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Our Autism Lifestyle: Parent Support and Informational Meeting

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Parents, caregivers, and friends who have loved ones with autism are invited to come together, share information, and provide support.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Ping Pong Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come to the library to challenge friends to ping pong every Saturday afternoon.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Chess & Games

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of games & chess. Kids, come have fun, play, and practice your skills.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Saturday Family Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Families are invited to join us for our Saturday afternoon movie screening.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Fun Time (Playroom)

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for hours of fun and games for the entire family. Come and play board games, Legos, puzzles, and much more. Space is limited; registration is not required.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Make Your Own Magazine

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids create their own magazine style.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Movie

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Bring your family for a fun movie experience. This is a great way to bond and spend family time.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Kanopy Saturday Film Series

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Get to know Kanopy, a free on-demand video service available to Queens Library cardholders! In April we'll be showing a selection of independent movies.
April 6: "The Florida Project" (2017, R)
April 13: "Ida" (2013, PG-13)
April 20: "Hearts Beat Loud" (2018, PG-13)
April 27: "20th Century Women" (2016, R)

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

LEGO Robotics Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In partnership with NYC First, McGoldrick Library brings robotics and coding to the community. Kids and teens (grade 4-8) will learn how to code and use LEGO EV3. By following simple directions, they will be able to code and control their own robot to walk, talk, drive, grab, and spin. Registration is required.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Homework Help for Grades 4-8

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

There will be homework help for grades 4-8 on Saturdays.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens ages 8 and up are invited to learn chess or improve their chess skills. All skill and experience levels are welcome!

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Crafts

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6-12 get their craft on!


Apr
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Journey Down the Silk Road: Music of Dunhuang by Ba Ban Chinese Music Society

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Dunhuang Music Scores, known as Dunhuang Pipa Scores, were found in the Mogao Caves of Dunhuang. The scores comprise 25 pieces in ancient pipa tablature from the late 4th to 11th centuries. Performed by Zhou Yi on pipa and Yimin Miao on bamboo flute, joined by guest musicians Liang Yue on konghou, Adem Merter Birson on Turkish ud, and Rex Benincasa on percussion.


Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Seaside Time-lapse Film Festival

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Seaside Time-lapse Film Festival showcases the best time-lapse films in the world! A timelapse video involves capturing lots of photos of a scene over a period of time. These images are then assembled to create seamless sped-up video footage. Time-lapse is the opposite of slow motion video, where time appears to be moving slower than normal. The sped-up nature of a time-lapse video can reveal movement that you’d barely notice with the naked eye.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Queensboro Hill Knitting/Crochet Group

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Get your knit and crochet on with us at Queensboro Hill! We knit twice a month; all levels welcome! Confounded by a pattern? We've all been there - bring it; we're bound to have someone who can figure it out. Bring your craft bag and get ready for light snacks and fun conversation. Please bring your own supplies.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Getting Started with Web Development and Coding

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

During this six-week course, we will be covering the basics of HTML & CSS as we build our own portfolio websites. We will build our projects collaboratively using the glitch platform and by the end, you will have a live website you can share with anyone on the web. This course will also feature short intros to more advanced topics you may encounter later on in your web development journey! 


Apr
20
2:00PM

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2:15PM

Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Write Now! NY Writer's Coalition

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join NY Writer's Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop open to writers of all genres--poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else. Writers of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome. No advanced registration is required.

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Apr
20
2:30PM

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5:30PM

Homework Help Weekly Report

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Homework assistance Monday through Friday for children up to 5th grade.

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Apr
20
2:30PM

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5:00PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, April 6 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

Langston HughesSat, Apr 27, 20192:30PM - 5:00PM

Apr
20
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Cinema Saturdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5 and up and their caregivers can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' Story Hour Room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!
Join us in April for the following movies:
4/6: "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween" (2018, PG)
4/13: "Nutcracker and the Four Realms" (2018, PG)
4/20: "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018, PG)
4/27: "A Dog’s Way Home" (2019, PG)

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Apr
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to create a Lego project using a different theme each week. A parent or guardian must be present.

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Apr
20
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for various family movie screenings!

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Apr
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Coloring Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Relax and unwind at Poppenhusen Library and make new friends while having fun with family coloring time. We will provide coloring sheets and pencils. Just come in and have fun!

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Apr
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Lego Hour

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Ages 6 and up, get your Lego on!

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Apr
20
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Family Movie Night

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us every Saturday for family Movie Time. Upcoming movies include:

4/6 - "Nutcracker and the Four Realms"
4/13 - "Ralph Breaks the Internet"
4/20 - "Paddington 2"
4/27 - "Trolls"

5/4 - "Tangled"
5/11 - Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse
5/18 - Mary Poppins Returns
5/25 - Kubo and the Two Strings

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Apr
20
3:00PM

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5:00PM

After-School Fun

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

After-school fun for kids of all ages includes puzzles, puppets, games, coloring pages, Legos, and math worksheets. Please come and join us.

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Apr
20
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Family Movies

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun family movies in April.
4/5 - "Monsters Inc." (2001, G)
4/13 - "Moana" (2016, PG)
4/20 - "Tangled" (2010, PG)


Apr
20
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.


Apr
20
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Spring Holiday Celebration: Story, Craft & Egg Hunt

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3 to 12 are invited to join us for a story, craft, and egg hunt. Please register by phone or at the library.


Apr
20
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Get tips and tools for helping your children with their language arts, math, and science homework.

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Apr
21
10:00AM

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11:00AM

The Work of the Art Collective Exhibition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Work of the Art Collective is on exhibit from April 6, 2019 -May 3rd, 2019.
Meet and Greet Artist Reception: Thursday April 25-from 6:30-7:30
The Community Access Art Collective is honored to present work by a group of artists at the Central Library.


Apr
22
9:00AM

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12:00PM

Healthcare Insurance Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Get help from a Healthcare Navigator of the NY State of Health with enrolling into a low-cost health plan.

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Apr
22
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Daily Crossword Puzzles

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Solve fun daily crossword puzzles at your favorite library.

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Apr
22
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Stay Well

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Special Services and New York City Department for the Aging-Health Promotion Unit present
Stay Well Program for New Yorkers 60 and older.

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Apr
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Learn English Conversation!

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn English at the library for free! No registration required. Aprann anglè! Apprendre l'anglais!

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Apr
22
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Introduction to Computers Class

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use a computer.

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Apr
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes in Chinese

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mondays: 3/11 - 6/3 Computer Basics;
Tuesdays 3/12 - 5/28: Microsoft Word for Beginners;
Wednesdays 3/13 - 5/29: How to Use iPad/iPhone & Website Design;
Saturdays 3/2 - 5/18: How to Download eBooks

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Apr
22
10:15AM

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11:00AM

Baby & Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Babies 7-18 months and their caregivers enjoy 45-minute of songs and playtime.

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Apr
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Beginner Yoga

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Jairo leads this fitness class where participants will practice beginning Vinyasa postures to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake up the nervous system followed by stretching exercises and ending with deep relaxation techniques. Wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise; bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Apr
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer: Mother Goose Rhyme & Storytime

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Kids up to age 5 can enjoy nursery rhymes, storytimes, and free play.

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Apr
22
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Apr
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Spring into April with Toddler Time. Enjoy songs, finger plays, and simple story books for toddlers ages 18-35 months and their caregivers. Registration will begin on March 18th. Space is limited so don't miss out!

Central LibraryMon, Apr 29, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM

Apr
22
10:30AM

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4:30PM

One on One Technology Assistance

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Do you have a phone, table, laptop, gadget or device you need help with? Bring it in to get one-on-one help. Or practice on our in-house computers. Registration is required. Please call Hillcrest Library and ask for the Customer Service Specialist at 718-454-2786.

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Apr
22
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Babies ages 6-18 months are invited to join us for nursery rhymes, books and singing. Caregivers must be present.

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Apr
22
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Crosswords

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer. This Mail-A-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. First-time callers, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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Apr
22
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Monday Midday Matinee

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a midday movie! We will explore the world of film together and have a fruitful discussion about the movie afterward.

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Apr
22
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Finger Painting

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddler or preschooler to this program and have some fun together! Explore colors and textures with your child in this self-guided activity and let them have fun while learning.


Apr
22
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children 2 1/2-3 1/2 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and finger plays.

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Apr
22
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 19-36 months are invited to join us for singing and story time. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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1:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group at Bellerose

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL Conversation Group at Bellerose Library and improve your English speaking skills!

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Come join us to make a simple craft. For toddlers ages 1-4 years old. Must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Drop-In Computer Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Is your computer stumping you? Do you want to learn how to do something specific on the computer? We're here to help! Bring us your computer questions and queries and we'll provide basic instruction. This is a drop-in class for beginner to intermediate computer users. Library card is required. First-come, first-served.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H for songs, finger plays, and enjoyable simple picture books for toddlers ages 6 to 36 months. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Adult Bingo Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for adult Bingo.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join our adult gamers club.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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8:00PM

St Albans Community Poet-Tree

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Add a Leaf to the St. Albans Community Library Poet-Tree. The Poet-Tree is decorated with leaves of poetry. Library customers can add a leaf to our Poet-Tree by picking a paper leaf and adding a poem or a poem fragment to the leaf.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Power Walk Fitness

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Try our indoor gentle fitness for health and wellness.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Practice your painting skills and meet others to share your talent. Please bring your own supplies.

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Apr
22
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Butterfly Program

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Raise caterpillars into butterflies in our library and plant a butterfly garden out front. The caterpillar/butterfly kit and habitat includes a voucher for five painted lady caterpillars to redeem when needed. The caterpillar to butterfly process takes three weeks and kids will be able to observe the metamorphosis over the period. After a few days of having our butterflies, there will be more butterfly crafts; then we will have a butterfly release party. All are welcome!

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Apr
22
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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Apr
22
12:30PM

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1:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs & finger plays for toddlers & their parents.

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Apr
22
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Chair Yoga with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Friends of Briarwood Library presents chair yoga. Instructor Irene Failenbogen leads this beginner level chair-based yoga class. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and a smile! Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Apr
22
12:30PM

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1:15PM

Bilingual Baby Storytime

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books in English and Spanish with your baby at bilingual baby storytime. This program is recommended for ages 0-24 months.

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Apr
22
12:30PM

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2:30PM

ESL Conversation Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join our ESL conversation class!

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Apr
22
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Basic Email

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn how to create and manage your email account.

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Apr
22
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Stories and Songs of Peace and Love with Joy Kelly

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Please join the Children's Library Discovery Center for an awesome storytime about peace and love.


Apr
22
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more! For further information, visit the Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center or call 718-723-7662.

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Apr
22
1:00PM

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1:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers & their parents color.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Screening: "Instant Family"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Wishing to start a family, Pete and Ellie decide to take in three foster siblings, including a rebellious teenager. But the sudden change of lifestyle proves challenging, as the couple attempt to learn the art of parenting in the hopes of becoming a functional, loving family (2018, PG-13).


Apr
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

STEAM: Magnets

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers will explore and learn about magnetism in this hands-on program.


Apr
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Early Detection Education for Breast and Colon Cancer

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Ms. Shadiyah Evans with the NorthWell/LIJ Cancer Services Program will provide information on the importance of early screenings to detect various cancers. There will be a demonstration on how to perform self- examinations, and additionally she will provide resources about "no cost screenings" and other important resources through the CSP. There will be a Q & A session with informational handouts and give-aways.


Apr
22
1:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Drop Off Your Food Scraps With the NYC Compost Project

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Help transform organic disposals into a nutritious plant food.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Chair Yoga

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Melissa Siegel leads this beginner level chair-based class with a focus on getting more in touch with the body through breathing and body flexibility exercises. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!


Apr
22
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Earth Day Movie: "Arctic Tale"

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Happy Earth Day! Come watch "Arctic Tale" (2017, G), a nature study about a polar bear and a walrus and the challenges they face growing up in the North Pole. This movie is rated G and all ages are welcome to attend.


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Let's Work

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Get Homework help, enhance your typing skills, practice brain trivia or read a magazine daily! Learn something new at Queens Library for Teens!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Study Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Dedicated quiet space for teens doing homework/studying. Homework help and information about college programs and other resources available.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Table Top Gaming for Teens

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens! This is your chance to play new and rare table top games with your friends.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Weekly Crossword

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

A weekly crossword to challenge you!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Chair Aerobics for Adults

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Doris leads this chair-based class to enhance strength, flexibility, and cardio. Exercises target both upper and lower body. Participants can work at their own pace based on ability. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Bricks4Kidz LEGO Robotics workshop

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us at South Jamaica for a free, educational, and fun LEGO Robotics workshop!
During LEGO Robotics, children and teens will use LEGOs, motors, and batteries to create robots that crawl, drive, launch, race, and much more! This is a hands-on class where students build machines, buildings, vehicles, and other structures out of LEGO® bricks. Children work as a team while exploring principles of engineering, architecture, physics, and more. This program is for ages 5 and up.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Genealogy and DNA Testing

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date April 22, 2019
Availability: 18 openings

What is genealogy? How was DNA research developed to find familial linkages? We'll look at the growing field and the way you can find your family history with it Looking at the most popular genealogy databases, we'll determine what information each provides. We'll also look at what other unforeseen consequences might arise from giving your DNA to these databases.

QueensbridgeMon, Apr 29, 20192:00PM - 4:00PM

Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Slime Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

This program for all ages centers around creating slime. If your child likes sensory activities, they will love mixing and making this putty-like substance and playing with it!


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join the fun and celebrate Earth Day with a fun craft!


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Earth Day Celebration: Flower Planting and Caterpillar Reveal

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Help the library plant our flower garden and then get ready to meet the LIC caterpillars. Submit names for our 5 caterpillars that will be chosen from a hat that day.


Apr
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Bring Your Own Device

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Get one-on-one assistance with your device, ask questions, and get basic tutorials.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group. Practice your English-speaking skills through basic conversation. This group is for students with a basic knowledge of English.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Virtual Reality Experience with Oculus Rift

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Step into the world of Virtual Reality (VR). Join us for an VR experience like no other. You can try a fun game like Robo Recall or experience an horror game like Face Your Fears. Must be 18+ and/or 13 with parental consent.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Happy Spring Game Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Ages 4 and up, come join us for an afternoon of checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles, mancala for kids, Monopoly, Scrabble, World Hangman, Yu-Gi-Oh, and more!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

New York Reads: "Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming"

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Earth Day and join us at events to discuss the ideas in the book and at documentary film screenings and conversations. On April 18 at 4pm join us for the film "A Fierce Green Fire" at Elmhurst; on April 22pm at 2:30pm come to the "Drawdown" book discussion at Elmhurst; join us on April 24 for a "Drawdown" book discussion at Seaside at 1:30pm and the film "Bag It" at 2:30pm.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS After-School Homework Help

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

STACKS is a free after-school program for children ages 6-14. STACKS team offers homework help and fun activities for the participating kids. Hours are 3pm-5:30pm.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS After School Program

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Developed by Queens Library, STACKS is a free after school program for children aged 6 – 14. STACKS was created to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured, age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-aged children build their emotional, social and academic skills.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for book discussions and light refreshments. We will be reading and discussing the following books:
1/28: "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg
2/25: "The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend" by Katarina Bivald
3/18: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion
4/22: "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens
You may pick up copies at Hollis Library about four weeks before each meeting.


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

STACKS Homework Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Welcome to the STACKS Homework Help! Conquer all your schoolwork challenges; sign up to get homework help every day after school (ages 6-14). Registration Required. Please call 718-359-1102 for details.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Stacks After School Enrichment Programs

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Join us for arts, crafts and educational projects for students enrolled in the STACKS program.

LaureltonTue, Apr 23, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, Apr 24, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, Apr 25, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, Apr 26, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, Apr 29, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, Apr 30, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, May 1, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, May 2, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, May 3, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, May 6, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, May 7, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, May 8, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, May 9, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, May 10, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, May 13, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, May 14, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, May 15, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, May 16, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, May 17, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, May 20, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, May 21, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, May 22, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, May 23, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, May 24, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, May 28, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, May 29, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, May 30, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, May 31, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, Jun 3, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, Jun 4, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, Jun 5, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, Jun 6, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, Jun 7, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, Jun 10, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, Jun 11, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, Jun 12, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, Jun 13, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, Jun 14, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, Jun 17, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, Jun 18, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, Jun 19, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, Jun 20, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, Jun 21, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM

Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

PreK Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

This program is open to children ages 4-5 and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and simple crafts. Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Douglaston Discovery Zone

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for fun after-school activities. Activities include problem solving, puzzles, coloring, games, and more for children in elementary and middle school.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Have fun while learning to knit your very own creations! Please bring your own yarn and needles.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Monday Afternoon Movies

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

3/4: "A Star Is Born" (2018, R)
3/11: "Mary Queen of Scots" (2018, R)
3/18: "At Eternity's Gate" (2018, PG-13)
3/25: "Lizzie" (2018, R)
4/1: "Green Book" (2018, PG-13)
4/8: "Boy Erased" (2018, R)
4/15: "First Man" (2018, PG-13)
4/22: "The Nutcracker & the Four Realms" (2018-PG)
4/29: "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" (2018, PG)

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids and Teens Healthy Eating Habits Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We'll discuss five of the best strategies to improve nutrition and encourage smart eating habits.


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate the work of Alfred Hitchcock in April.
4/1 - "Notorious" (1946)
4/8 - "Stage Fright" (1950)
4/15 - "Suspicion" (1941)
4/22 - "North by Northwest" (1959)
4/29 - "I Confess" (1953)

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Stumped by a math question? Need help with your reading assignment? Drop by the Seaside Library for some homework help!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Coloring Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Come down to the Seaside Library and de-stress with some coloring! This program is open to all ages.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

STACKS: Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. STACKS was created to enhance participant's learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-age children build their emotional, social, and academic skills. Homework help is the keystone of the STACKS program. It occurs daily after school for 60-90 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideTue, Apr 23, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 24, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 25, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 26, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 29, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 30, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 1, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 2, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 3, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, May 6, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 7, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 8, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 9, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 10, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, May 13, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 14, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 15, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 16, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 17, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, May 20, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 21, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 22, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 23, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 24, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 28, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 29, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 30, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 31, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Celebrate Earth Day with upcycled crafts

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Stop by the children's room from 3-4:30pm and make flowers and other crafts using recycled materials. Families with children welcome.


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Earth Day 2019: Protect Endangered Animals!

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

It's Earth Day! Let's learn about endangered animals and how we can help save them from extinction. This is for children ages 5-12; no registration required.


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Earth Day Activity: Plant a Tree

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Plant a seed, seedling, or flower and watch it grow over time!


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Arts Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Teens will explore different artists and styles and create their own work in a judgement free environment. Every week is a new project and will feature classic and new (comics, zines, etc.) styles. No experience with art required! Drop in whenever to join.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QL Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Attention, teens! Are you interested in one of these careers?
-Broadcast Journalism
-Audio Engineering
-News Reporting
-Radio
-Podcast

If so, come be a part of Far Rockaways' very own Teen Radio Show! This program is by teens, for teens. Come along and learn how to be a radio host, create topics and host engaging podcast episodes, or edit and engineer! This program is made possible by a grant from Department of Youth & Community Development.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Celebrating Langston Hughes: 50th Anniversary Film Festival

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Langston Hughes Library is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Join us for our Langston Hughes film festival April 22-25.
Monday April 22, 3pm - "A Raisin in the Sun"
Wednesday April 24, 1pm - "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
Thursday April 25, 3pm - "Fences"
Friday April 26, 1pm - "Black Nativity"

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Make an Earth Day craft from recycled materials.


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Homework help for kids grades K-6 is available on Mondays-Fridays 3-5pm.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Baby Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other babies, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every Monday for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from birth to crawling.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Play With Me Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Encourage early learning! Join us for a story, songs, and rhymes, followed by free play with age-appropriate toys. For toddlers ages 0-5 with a caregiver.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Relay

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun and games as we practice listening skills and teamwork for ages 6-12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ready, Set, Bank! Financial Literacy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

This six-session series is a financial literacy program where users will learn how to download and navigate financial and banking applications. They will also learn how to deposit checks from their phone, pay bills online, and gain knowledge about credit reports. This program will also be offered in Spanish. For more information, call 718-990-8625 and to register visit queenslibrary.org.


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will get free homework help. Our volunteers will be helping the children with their homework.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Welcome to STACKS

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Come learn about STACKS and how our library can help you with your schoolwork.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Program: Teen Cafe

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Come join us for fun at the Forest Hills Library in the auditorium! Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks to enjoy, and do homework and group projects for ages 13-18.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Homework Hour for Kids

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Need help with your homework? Stop by on Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Study

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The program room is open for teens needing space to work on homework, do group projects, read down fines, or just hang out.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children and teens can come to learn and improve their knowledge of chess.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 may join us for a craft to celebrate Earth Day!


Apr
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Video Games

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens, come and enjoy an afternoon of board games and video games.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Afternoon Movies

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for an relaxing afternoon film!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun with Theater

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens (grades 5 and up) will get an introduction to theater, play acting games, and write and produce their own original play in June.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Board Games

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Play a variety of board games in the children's room! Ages 4 and up are welcome!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Elementary age children can come and get help for homework during the weekdays (Mondays through Thursdays) based upon the availability of the volunteers. First-come, first-served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available after school on Mondays through Thursdays for children in grades K-6.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kidz Build!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children can use their creative side to build and create.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Baby Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other babies, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every Monday for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from birth to crawling.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children can join us for daily board games after school.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Volunteers assist grade school children with homework and school assignments during after school hours, approximately 4pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Picture books help children learn to love reading! Join us for a picture book storytime as well as participating in activities and discussing how picture books work. We encourage parents to attend as reading to and with your child is a key element in providing them with a love of reading. This program is for grades pre-K - 2nd.


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come make cool stuff! Everyone can be an artist at this program. It is recommended for ages 5 and up.


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Rhythm Time with Bob "Bobaloo" Basey

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-2 will enjoy singing in rhythm time with Bob "Bobaloo" Basey.


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Classic Starts for Kids

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us as we read some of the classics (easy versions) and then discuss. This program is for school-age children.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Seaside Movie Matinee

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us on Mondays at 4pm and Thursdays at 3pm for a seasonal selection of movies we hope our adult and older adult movie fans will enjoy.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

This is a time for chess play and instruction for kids ages 6-11.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

TechCraft: DIY Hologram Projector!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 11-14, join us at our awesome TechCraft program. In April we'll be exploring the world of DIY, from making your own automaton machine to crafting a hologram projector! Registration is required; please call us at 718-661-1212 or visit the children's room. This program is for children in grades 5-8.


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Celebrating Earth Day: Making a Beautiful Craft

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Today is Earth Day! Let's celebrate by making a beautiful craft. Registration is not required. This program is for children ages three and up.


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Earth Day Activities

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Earth Day at the library for grades K & up.


Apr
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to attend this simple craft meant to celebrate and raise awareness for Earth Day!


Apr
22
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Crocheting with Mrs. Belynda

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Get your crochet hooks, knitting needles, and yarns ready! Learn how to make your very own hats, scarves, and other cozy things for your friends and family. Beginners are welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS Program

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

The STACKS program will enhance learning experiences through structured and unstructured age (6-14) appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps build emotional, social, and academic skills. Participate in a variety of enrichment activities that are informative, hands-on, and fun! Activities include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and literacy-based activities that complement the school curriculum.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Baby Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other babies, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every Monday for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from birth to crawling.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
4:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Movie: "Mission Impossible: Fallout"

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Visit the Briarwood Community Library to watch the new "Mission Impossible: Fallout" (2018, PG-13). Ethan Hunt and his team must stop a nuclear attack while on the run from a CIA agent tasked with taking them out.


Apr
22
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS: Enrichment Activities

Location: Bayside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. The enrichment activities are part of the STACKS program. They include math games, science experiments, board games, talent shows, spelling bees, arts and crafts, and performances. The activities occur daily after school for 60 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideTue, Apr 23, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 24, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 25, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 26, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 29, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 30, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 1, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 2, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 3, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, May 6, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 7, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 8, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 9, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 10, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, May 13, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 14, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 15, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 16, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 17, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, May 20, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 21, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 22, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 23, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 24, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 28, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 29, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 30, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 31, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM

Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chemistry Tutoring

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come get step-by-step high school chemistry tutoring.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Monday Night Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Adults are invited to join us for the screening of our Monday night movie.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Children's Chess

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn how to play chess? Do you know how to play, but would like to learn new strategies? If so, please join us for Windsor Park Library’s Children’s Chess on Mondays from 5-6pm.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Crochet for Kids

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Have you always wanted to crochet? Ms. Ashley will help you learn the basics of crocheting. Over several weeks learn the basics of single crochet, finger crocheting, or get adventurous and try out new stitches and projects! This is for kids 7-12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

SAT Tutoring

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Come for free SAT tutoring to help you prepare for your SAT exam. Registration is required. Online registration begins Saturday, March 9th. There will be 7 sessions - every Monday beginning Monday April 8th. Registration for this program is online only, no phone calls accepted.

Central LibraryMon, Apr 29, 20195:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, May 6, 20195:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, May 13, 20195:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, May 20, 20195:00PM - 6:30PM

Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

All About Alexa

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Learn how to get started with Alexa and what Alexa is capable of, as well as tips for getting the most out of your smart home devices. Owners of Google Home, Amazon Echo, and Amazon Echo Dot will also find this class useful. Instructor: Jay Dela Cruz

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us for chess club, where you can challenge your brain, make new friends, and have fun while learning critical thinking and problem-solving skills!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Job searching can be an overwhelming process. Prepare yourself for success! This workshop teaches traditional and creative ways to find jobs, identify career-specific websites, and network.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice gentle, restorative yoga with certified instructor Mirelle Netelle.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ESOL Job Search Training at Glen Oaks

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This program is geared towards high intermediate and advanced English language learners seeking to enter the job market. The curriculum is focused on helping students understand different types of marketable skills as well as develop vocabulary associated with these skills. Participants will exit the series with at least an outline or a complete resume.


Apr
22
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Perfect Form Bodyweight Bootcamp

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Shape Up NYC instructor Matt leads this fitness class designed to build strength and improve your movement capabilities with just your own bodyweight (and emphasis on perfect form!). Class is structured so you can move at your own pace in order to monitor your progress and do what’s right for your body. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education.
4/1- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history
4/8 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics
4/15- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography
4/22- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions


Apr
22
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Celebrating Langston Hughes: Sip & Paint a Poem

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Celebrate our 50th anniversary by painting your interpretation of the poem "Beautiful and Kind" by Langston Hughes. We will read the poem and discuss it, then, you can choose the colors that the poem inspires you to use to replicate this Spring Tree Path.


Apr
22
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

English Advanced Conversation Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our English advanced conversation group at Broadway Library! No registration required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
5:45PM

--to--

7:15PM

Web Development: Backend Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Explore the basics of server side development in this five-part series. Learn how to connect to a database and store and retrieve information from a website.
4/8: Getting Started with the Terminal
4/15: Starting with Node/Express
4/22: Working with Databases 
4/29: Using Routes and Controllers
5/6: Wrap up and using package.json

QueensbridgeMon, Apr 29, 20195:45PM - 7:15PM
QueensbridgeMon, May 6, 20195:45PM - 7:15PM

Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Laurelton Literary Society

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Please come and join the Laurelton Literary Society. This is a monthly adult book discussion group. Please note we will not meet during the summer months.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Players age 8 and up learn chess and compete against each other. All experience levels are welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Total Body Workout with Ronald Williams, Get Right Fitness Inc.

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Ronald Williams leads this exercise regimen to address muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This healing session is appropriate for those who wish to finally add the healing qualities of yoga into their lives. Instructor Alice moves the body through the classical poses very slowly, gently, and conscientiously. You will also learn important breathing exercises. Everyone will leave feeling refreshed and relaxed. Please bring a yoga mat and water to keep hydrated, and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Participation is first-come, first-served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

TED Talks at Queens Library Poppenhusen

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of TED Talk videos. This month's theme is Our Awesome Earth.


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Basic Introduction to Excel

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for Introduction to Excel.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

ESOL Intermediate

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our intermediate ESOL club.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Yoga Classes

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Participants will practice Hatha and Yin Yoga. All levels are welcome. Space is limited. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Graphic Novel Book Discussion: "Marvel 1602" by Neil Gaiman

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a discussion of "Marvel 1602" by Neil Gaiman!


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Oral History Workshop at Central Library

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to conduct a great interview to capture the history of your family or neighborhood as a Queens Memory volunteer interviewer. Queens Memory volunteers are working all over the borough to collect residents' stories and photos for safekeeping in the Queens Library digital archives. You will learn how to prepare for an interview, ask good questions, make a high-quality recording, and submit your completed interview to the library. To RSVP, email josselyn.atahualpa@queenslibrary.org


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join the English Conversation Group at Bayside Community Library. Registration is not required; just walk-in.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Achieve Financial Independence (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This workshop will help you plan to get out of debt. If you're struggling with debt and you need help to get back on the road to financial independence, there are habits you can adopt now to help you achieve financial independence.


Apr
22
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Recovery International

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Recovery International is a peer-led community mental health self-help group. Recovery International gives people the tools to lead more peaceful and productive lives. The group leader is Holly Weiss.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

New York Cares Presents Computers for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet, and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel programs.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Easy, Gentle Yoga for Adults

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This yoga class uses poses to extend and expand joints and muscles. Relaxation and meditation is the goal. Participants must bring a mat, bottle of water, and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Latin Cardio Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Instructor Michele leads this fitness class that addresses muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance while keeping your heart rate up in order to burn maximum calories and tone the body. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computer Basics: Internet Searching

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn how to search the Internet to your advantage.


Apr
22
6:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Basic Qigong for Better Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Create a sense of smiling from inside out with Qigong (Chinese yoga) - an ancient set of naturally self-healing practices that will increase strength and vitality.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
22
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Chair Fitness for Adults

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Sharon leads this low-impact fitness class that focuses on improving core, upper body strength, and mobility. This low-impact, gentle workout will help you burn calories, tone your body, and increase your heart health. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Apr
23
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn computer basics. Topics include but are not limited to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and email. Classes are not held on the last week of every month.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
10:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Naturalization Workshop (in English and Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This workshop is for legal permanent residents to fill out the N-400 application for naturalization and a full or partial fee waiver, if eligible. To register for the workshop call 718-990-0730 or text Catholic Migration Services at 718-866-3687 or go online to www.citizenshipworks.org/info/vieweventdetail/1669.


Apr
23
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Tuesday, April 2 to register in person at the Elmhurst Library/ ALC (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders. The first day of class is the registration day when they should bring a copy of their green card.

ElmhurstTue, Apr 30, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, May 7, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, May 14, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, May 21, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, May 28, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Jun 4, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Jun 11, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Jun 18, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM

Apr
23
10:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to PowerPoint

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to create and edit slides, insert clip art, apply designs, work with views, and run a slide show. We will also cover how to save, print, and open presentations. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Apr
23
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use computers, or how to send an email to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics covered include:
1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own E-Mail account

SunnysideTue, Apr 30, 201910:15AM - 12:00PM

Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

The Toddler Learning Center is open to young children ages 18 – 38 months. Parents will learn about nutrition, speech development, early literacy, and parenting skills, while toddlers become familiar with social environments at a young age. Each session is led by an early learning professional.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

The Toddler Learning Center is open to young children ages 18 – 38 months. Parents will learn about nutrition, speech development, early literacy, and parenting skills, while toddlers become familiar with social environments at a young age. Each session is led by an early learning professional.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Would you like to know how to use the computers, or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics covered include:
1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own E-Mail account


Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Bayside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start pre-kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and children how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Children must be at least 3 years old by the first session of the program. Registration is required; please speak with children's librarian.

BaysideTue, Apr 30, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 7, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 14, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 21, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 28, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This is an eight-week workshop for parents/caregivers and their three- and four-year-olds. Adult participants will learn how to help their children acquire the key skills they need to be successful in school. Parents/caregivers are coached on using one-on-one reading sessions, games, and hands-on activities to help their children build important language and literacy skills. Attendance at all eight sessions is expected. Registration required; please contact the library.

BroadwayTue, Apr 30, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BroadwayTue, May 7, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Classes For Beginners

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Learn basic computer skills to get you through everyday life. You will also learn how to safely surf the Internet.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Parents and other caregivers can help young children 3-4 years old learn the skills they need to be successful in school before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, Library staff and early childhood teachers will teach parents and caregivers how to use games, book reading, and hands-on activities to help build the most important language and social skills. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Registration is full, we can accept anymore participants.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for an introduction to basic parts and functions of a computer. Learn how to use mouse and keyboard, edit, print, and save. Get an introduction to how to create and manage email.


Apr
23
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Practice Your Typing

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Practice your typing in this one hour workshop.


Apr
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Internet Basics for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the basics of accessing & navigating the Internet. Participants should have basic knowledge of how to use a computer, keyboard, and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.


Apr
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Come to our weekly class and learn, refresh, or just practice your touch typing skills using the Mavis Beacon typing computer program.


Apr
23
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this eight-session series, parents and other caregivers with children 3 & 4 years old learn how to foster early literacy in their children. Using hands-on activities, librarians and early learning aides demonstrate to caregivers how reading books, playing games, and focused activities help preschoolers learn the key skills they need to be successful in school well before they start kindergarten. Sign-up starts March 11, 2018. Preregistration required. Limited space.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet on Tuesdays at 12 noon.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

QYJC Game Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come to the Teen Space to enjoy an afternoon of fun with a chess workshop and an NBA 2K tournament.


Apr
23
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Multicultural Stories and Songs With Bob "Bobaloo" Basey

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a fantastic storytime with Bob "Bobaloo" Basey.


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Have fun while learning to knit your very own creations! Please bring your own yarn and needles.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Brain Teasers and Board Games

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you like Scrabble? Do you play chess? Join us for afternoon fun in an effort to keep our brains sharp and supple.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Family Movie

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Come and join us to watch family movies together with families, friends, or other library customers. 4/23: "Maya the Bee Movie" (2014, G)
4/24: "Charlotte's Web" (2006, G)
4/25: "The Lion King" (1994, G)

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Computer Class: Language Learning Lab

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Learn 120+ languages using self-paced learning software. Laptops and headphones will be provided. You must have a basic knowledge of navigating the Internet and using the keyboard and mouse.
Preregistration is required. Please bring your library card.


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join our Mahjong club.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Pedro Animal Falls In Love/Pedro Animal Se Enamora @ Langston Hughes Library

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This comical folktale from the Dominican Republic tells the story of a simple, fun-loving young man who is crazy in love with a neighborhood girl. Our humorous, interactive puppet play integrates audiences into the story in order to help Pedro win the hand of his true love.


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

STEAM Arcade Challenge

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Spend spring break creating playable games out of cardboard.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Afternoon Book Club: "Sourdough" by Robin Sloan

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us as we talk about Robin Sloan's book "Sourdough." Lois Clary is a software engineer in San Francisco; her life consists of going to work and coming home. When she orders takeout from a neighborhood place run by two brothers, her life is changed: they close up the business, leaving her - their best customer - with the starter for their sourdough bread. And with that, Lois is off on a new journey that will take her to underground food markets and the search for the perfect sourdough.


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Dominoes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for a game of dominoes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Come to Whitestone branch, have fun, and relax in a joyful atmosphere. Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your knitting projects!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us to relax with adult coloring.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Whitestone Book Discussion

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join local author Jason D. Antos for a discussion of his book, "Whitestone." Mr. Antos, a lifelong resident of Queens, is also the author of two other local history books, "Queens: Now and Then" and "Shea Stadium."

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:15PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations. Please bring your own Scrabble kit.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Adult Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come join our chess club!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:15PM

--to--

3:00PM

English Conversation Group at Hollis Library

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us and practice your English language skills in friendly conversation with others. Preregistration is not required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

One-on-One Computer Classes

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come for one-on-one computer help.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "If Beale Street Could Talk" by James Baldwin.


Apr
23
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Toy Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Come play with us! Play with toys and socialize with other toddlers and their guardians! This is a fun time for ages 2-4 years with a parent or guardian.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Origami for Adults

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We will be making a different project each session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids and Teens Technology Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Computer classes for kids & teens, beginner to advanced training.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Adults can relax and take their minds off their stressful lives and color at the library.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us and enjoy playing Scrabble game every Tuesday with intelligent people.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Self-Help Community Program

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Self-Help Queens North Friendly Visiting is a program that matches homebound seniors with volunteers in their community who make weekly visits. Friendly visiting is an enriching opportunity for the volunteer to develop a meaningful friendship. There will also be information about the Case Management and NY Connects Programs. Please visit the Auburndale Library for more information.


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

One-on-One Technology Assistance

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Want to learn how to use a computer? Do you have a device you need help with? Bring it in to get one-on-one help or practice on our in-house computers. Registration is required. Please come in or call Howard Beach Library and ask for the Customer Service Specialist at 718-641-7086.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tuesdays in April, we will screen the following movies at 2:00 P.M.:

4/2: "Ex Machina" (2015, R) Customer Suggestion
4/9: "Clue" (1985, PG)
4/16: "Possession" (2002, PG-13)
4/23: "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" (1990, PG) Customer Suggestion
4/30: "Everything is Illuminated" (2005, PG-13) Customer Suggestion


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Mail-A-Book Informational Table

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Mail-A-Book will be visiting our Douglaston branch to answer any questions in the community and offer information on the services they offer for senior citizens and the homebound.


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Kids' and Teens' Technology Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for computer classes for kids & teens, with beginner to advanced training. There will also be a discovery lab for students to explore technology and computer programming.


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Movie: "Charlotte's Web"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family screening of "Charlotte's Web" (1973, G). All ages welcome!


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Picture Book Storytime

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for picture book storytime and an art activity. We encourage parents to attend as reading to and with your child is a key element in providing them with a love of reading. This program is for grades preK - 2.


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Afternoon Needle Craft Circle

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Enjoy knitting, crocheting, or even cross-stitching? The library invites you to meet up and talk techniques and tips. You must bring your own projects or supplies.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Greek Jews of the Holocaust

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Melissa Berman will talk about Sephardic Jews. This is a teleconference program. First-time participants, please register at 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. For further information, call 718-990-8625.


Apr
23
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Coloring Therapy

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Come and color while also listening to relaxing music. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Knitting Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come learn knitting and enjoy the fun! Yarns and needles are provided during the sessions.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple crafts made from all varieties of colorful paper.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an enjoyable time of arts and crafts for children!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids Knit & Crochet

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 8 and older are invited to join us and learn how to knit and/or crochet! If you already know how, then just join us and create! You'll need to bring your own supplies.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classical Music Hour

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an hour of soothing classical music every Tuesday at 3PM.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Every Teen Ready to Achieve: Teen Makerspace Afternoons

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

For 24 sessions over 12 weeks, teens engage in a series of hands-on projects to develop their ability to identify problems, brainstorm, tinker, create, innovate, and reach solutions. This is open to teens ages 14-19. Teens who attend 12 sessions will be invited to an end of program party. Those who attend 20 sessions or more will receive a certificate of completion.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Learn CPR from FDNY-EMS

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn compression-only CPR. This is basic instruction on how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and compressions-only mannequins. There will also be "watch-while-practice" DVD instructions.


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help (ELA/Social Studies)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come to the Teen Space to receive one-on-one assistance with your English language arts and history homework.


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Earth Day Craft - Pt. II

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children will be given various items to determine how they can reuse them to protect the earth.


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QPL Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Attention, teens! Are you interested in one of these careers?
-Broadcast Journalism
-Audio Engineering
-News Reporting
-Radio
-Podcast

If so, come be a part of Far Rockaway's very own teen radio show for teens by teens. Learn how to be a radio host, create topics, or edit and engineer! This program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Youth & Community Development.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

The "Voices of Queens" Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create your very own radio podcasts in this free workshop program! Come along and learn how to produce fun and engaging podcast episodes. Completion of this course gives you scholarship opportunities, enhances your resume, and can even get you started on the road to a rewarding career in broadcast journalism, audio engineering, news reporting, radio presentation, and beyond. This program series is for teens ages 12 – 19 years old and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Craft Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to stop by and make a fun craft!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Toddler Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies who are walking until 3 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day for Tweens and Teens at Richmond Hill

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens, please join us for board games at the Richmond Hill Library.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

ESOL Job Search Training at Langston Hughes

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

This program is geared towards high intermediate and advanced English language learners seeking to enter the job market. The curriculum is focused on helping students understand different types of marketable skills as well as develop vocabulary associated with these skills. Participants will exit the series with at least an outline or a complete resume.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

American Girl Book Club

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

This book club is for anyone interested in American history. We will use the series of "American Girl" books to discuss the different periods. There will also be crafts and activities to add to the fun!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Anime Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Watch the hottest anime with your friends on our Crunchyroll Premium account.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

LEGO Engineers Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 4+, build structures, vehicles, & other creations with LEGOs! Each week will have a new challenge in order to experiment with STEM skills or just come to play with LEGOs!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Build a Straw Bridge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Build bridges out of drinking straws; learn some engineering and have fun at the same time.


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Crafty Tuesday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us after school for fun crafts!
April 16: Earth Day Crafts- Make your own paper mache globe!
April 23: Make your own "I Spy" page

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Tell Me a Story

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

The librarian will share songs and stories with the children.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make and Take Crafts

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

School-age children, make a simple arts and crafts project to take home.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Teen Coloring

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to relax and enjoy some after-school coloring.


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Time!

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 years enjoy constructing various structures, vehicles, and other objects with our Lego set in this fun and educational program.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chapter Book Readers Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Readers in grades 2-4 read, learn, and explore with their favorite chapter books! We'll introduce a new book series with a fun activity. No registration required. You do not need to read the book beforehand.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Adult Computer Class

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome at our classes on computer basics, Microsoft Word, and the Internet. Space is limited and preregistration is required in person.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Toddler Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from walking until 3 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids’ Garden Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Kids’ Garden Club. Children ages 5-12 will learn the importance of gardening, develop a connection with nature, and grow their own plants and vegetables. Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children 13 and under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Podcast and Oral History Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

South HollisTue, Apr 30, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM

Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Make It and Take It!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

If you like to make things, join us each Tuesday for a fun craft. This is for school-age kids; those under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Desk Decoration

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come help decorate the librarian's desk! A new design will be picked every week that we need your help to create. All ages are welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten: Advanced Class

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During five weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and
children how to use fun games, hands-on activities and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Families will be able to keep the games and stories to continue the learning at home! Sign-up starts Monday March 11, 2019. This is for ages 4-5.

WoodhavenTue, Apr 30, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM

Apr
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Seaside Library to explore famous art techniques by artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, and more. Participants will be introduced to the process each artist used to create their own pieces of art.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tech Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kids (ages 9-12) can improve their computer skills and explore new apps using the library’s laptops and tablets. Stop motion animation, digital comic books, drawing apps, and more--try something new each week! No registration required, but space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children’s Room before each session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games featuring Scrabble and Chess

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for various board games featuring Scrabble and chess. No registration necessary.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Do-It-Yourself Craft Corner

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have a creative itch? Want to hang out with your friends and make something cool? Come join us in the Teen Room every week, grab some supplies (and maybe an idea or two, if you need it) and make to your heart's content.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Tuesday Pop-Up Art

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

On Tuesdays Jackie and friends are making art. Join us. Ask to see our pop-up art menu for a list of our current art activities.


Apr
23
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Trivia Challenge

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge and stretch your brain! This program is for grades K & up.


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.


Apr
23
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Toddler Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from walking until 3 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Jeopardy

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7 to 12 years old are invited to join us for an exciting kid version
of the trivia game Jeopardy.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Laptop Time: Microsoft Paint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Use your imagination and increase your tech skills while creating your own work of art using Microsoft Paint on the laptop.


Apr
23
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Tai Chi Basics

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Famous tai chi expert Mr. Sitan Chen and his team will teach basic forms of movements, including the original tai chi elements. Limited spots available. First-come, first-served. Participants are required to sign a waiver for each session.
*Rooms A&B*

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
23
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Python

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Looking to become a software engineer? Take the first step and join us in our eight-week course where we teach you the basic concepts of programming and participate in open discussions with other people/customers learning how to code. Register now! Space is limited.


Apr
23
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Building Extraordinary Relationships

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 46 openings

This class is geared toward developing networking strategies in order to foster partnerships and build relationships that lead to motivation, connections, resources, and investment opportunities. Attain new skills in an accessible and low-pressure setting.


Apr
24
9:30AM

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11:00AM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

We'll help you feel comfortable and confident in managing your own email account! Learn about sending and receiving email and get a general overview of email etiquette. Students must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Preregistration is required by phone by calling 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center Desk.


Apr
24
9:45AM

--to--

10:15AM

Coloring Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun coloring time!


Apr
24
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays for ages 19 months to 3 years on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Baby Basics: Moms' Club

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Baby Basics is a group that provides education and support to pregnant people. Join us and learn more about:
• How to have a healthy pregnancy
• Preparing for labor, birth, and the arrival of your baby
• How to care for a newborn
• Emotional changes and challenges
• Breastfeeding and nutrition
• Family planning
Call 347-571-2792 to register.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Baby and Me

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Babies (3-17 months) and their parents and caregivers are welcome to join us for bounces, nursery rhymes, stories, and more!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for simple picture books, nursery rhyme finger plays, and playtime.


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Free English Classes for Intermediate Level at Richmond Hill

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

In-person registration is Thursday, March 20, at 10 am. For more information, call 718-849-7150/718-480-4300.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job… now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Sewing Club - Learn How to Sew (Beginners)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

This is a one-session class. Do you want to learn how to machine sew? Beginners will learn basics like threading your machine, how to sew a straight line, and how to sew a basic seam. This is for adults 18 and over only. All materials are provided. Class is limited to seven participants. Class starts promptly and extreme latecomers will not be admitted. Register online only.


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Wednesday, April 3 to register in person at the Broadway Library (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders. The first day of class is the registration day when they should bring a copy of their green card.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

ESOL Conversation

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL conversation group.


Apr
24
10:00AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and more.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

The workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer & Microsoft Office Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you have a computer question? Need help with Microsoft Office? Stop into Long Island City and receive help and basic computer tips. Bring your questions.
*It is recommended to bring a Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

This program for children ages 1-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, and circle activities. This program runs all year long.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Registration is now closed

Join us for songs and stories every Wednesday for babies who are walking up to 3 years old! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces). If calling, please call early! We fill up quickly and we do not keep a waiting list.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Storytime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-3 and their adult companions are invited to join us for stories, songs, and more. Space is limited; please ask for a ticket at the librarian's desk.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Music

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, dancing, creative movement, instruments, and marching, followed by a simple craft for ages 1-3 years. Caregiver must attend.


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-23 months and their parents/caregivers can join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children 2-4 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and circle time in this 45-minute program.


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Please join us for stories, songs, and finger plays. This program is for children ages 0-4 and their parents or caregivers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a computer session. Training is available for Microsoft Office suite, email, Internet, Facebook, and more. Preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Toddlers can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, stories, and simple movement activities.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for toddler storytime! Children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/adult caregiver may join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and other activities.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cambria Heights Quilters

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us Wednesday mornings for beginner quilting. We will learn basic and intermediate techniques to create beautiful individual and group projects. All are welcome; supplies will be available for use during the sessions.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-2, accompanied by a caregiver, will enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mobile Device & Digital Media Class

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about your mobile device? Are you curious about e-books? How do you listen to an audiobook on your smartphone? Bring your Android or iOS device and learn how to use it.


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Inclusive Programming: Communication and Advocacy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program aims to bring adults with and without disabilities together to engage in open discussion. As allies, how can we advocate and support? What should we know? Come share with and learn from each other and facilitator Xian Horn, who is a writer, mentor, teacher, and activist who has cerebral palsy. All are welcome.


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time and Puzzle Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join us for finger plays, songs, and puzzle time for children ages 1 ½ to 2 ½ with parent/caregiver.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This program is for toddlers ages 1-3.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Basic Computer Class

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Come to learn basic computer skills. Preregistration is required. Space is limited; please call 718-468-8300 to register.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Summer Reading: Music and Play Hour

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-5, enjoy songs, make music with baby instruments, and join us for free play afterwards.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for interactive stories with simple crafts, hand rhymes, and finger plays, along with bubbles and toys. For ages 1-5.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Read to Me

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to three years and their caretakers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and playtime.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months, with adult caregivers, listen to stories, learn songs and finger play rhymes, and enjoy movement activities. No registration required.


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Babies and toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, and simple stories.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and children how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Enrolled parents and students must attend all eight sessions.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing recommended for ages 2 and up.


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us for picture books, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Storytime for Babies

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Storytime is cuddle time! Join us for stories, finger plays, and songs you can sing and enjoy with your baby. Babies from birth to 18 months are welcome; older siblings are, too!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Toddler storytime is for children ages 2 to 3. Join us for stories, finger plays, puppets, activities, and songs!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time!

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler time! Here, children will play with others their age while also doing educational activities! This is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginner's Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn the basics of computers in our weekly class running September through June. Registration recommended. This is a weekly class and participation at least three times a month is expected.

South HollisWed, May 1, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 8, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 15, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 22, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 29, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 5, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 12, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 19, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM

Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Adult Coloring Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Think coloring is for kids? Not anymore! Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Registration is now closed

Join us for songs and stories every Wednesday for babies who are walking up to 3 years old! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces). If calling, please call early! We fill up quickly and we do not keep a waiting list.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Explore Play

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-2 and their caregivers can enjoy an exploration play session after our Toddler Time program on Wednesday and Friday mornings.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children 18-30 months and their caregivers can enjoy an hour of songs and playtime.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. Space is limited.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Ages 18-36 months, join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and fun!


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Bingo!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event is open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718- 464-0084 for bingo cards, chips, and access numbers.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for songs and stories.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for simple picture books, nursery rhyme finger plays, songs, and playtime.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn early literacy basics by joining us for songs, finger plays, rhymes, and stories. For children ages 1 to 3 years and their caregivers.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Family Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding, doing finger plays, singing, dancing, and throwing and catching bean bags. Registration is not required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Office Boot Camp

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Looking to take your computer skills to the next level? Join us at Langston Hughes Community Library for MS Office Boot Camp every Wednesday! We will explore the wonders of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher. Walk out of your class feeling comfortable and motivated! Registration is strongly recommended.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Spring Storytime 2019

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime, songs, and coloring for toddlers and preschool age children. This program for ages 2-5 is first-come, first-served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

CIVICKIDS: Make Art. Make a Difference: Protector Shield

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

The Children's Museum for the Arts invites children to design their own shields. We all have strength to help shield that which needs protecting and we all have the might and will to take a stand! This program is for children in grades K- 6. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler arts and crafts! This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddler, ages 18-36 months old, to this fun storytime program. You and your child will hear age appropriate stories, sing songs, and play together all while strengthening your child's early literacy skills!


Apr
24
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents/caregivers can join us for stories, songs, and finger play fun!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, stories, and simple rhymes followed by free play for ages birth to one. Caregiver must attend.


Apr
24
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Preschool Storytime

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

All preschool children ages 3-5, and their parents and caregivers, are welcome to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and simple movement activities.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler and Coloring Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 ½ and up can join us for two short stories, finger plays, circle time, and coloring time

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:30AM

--to--

2:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come join our club!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers will read, sing, color, and have fun together.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents/caregivers are welcome to make a toddler craft.


Apr
24
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

WeSpeak NYC English Conversation Group

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Join our community English conversation group, facilitated by WeSpeak NYC. Have fun practicing English by speaking to other English language learners, watching Emmy-winning videos about life in New York, and playing word games. Please register with a librarian by either visiting Queensboro Hill or calling 718-359-8332.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Storytime

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy some fun stories and coloring.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Queens Youth Performing Arts Fest

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come to Central Library to enjoy an array of talented teens during our Performing Arts Fest with the Queens Youth Justice Center.


Apr
24
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Career Workshop: Job Search and Resume Help

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Get one-on-one help with your resume and job search. Please register in person or call to schedule an appointment.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

English Conversation Class with Ms. Rosalie

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Improve your English conversation skills in a friendly, fun, and casual environment with Rosalie from Friends of Briarwood Library.


Apr
24
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Bring creativity and stress relief into your life by joining us for adult coloring club.


Apr
24
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chinese Open Mic

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Singing is one of the best ways to relieve stress. Group singing helps you make friends, build confidence, and find a sense of achievement. The Flushing Library and New Green Life Foundation present this “Chinese Open Mic” to welcome you to sing with others. First-come, first sing!
*Rooms A&B*

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Come watch the Oscar-winning animated movie that brings comic books & the multiverse to life! Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, PG) will be shown during the spring recess so BYOS (bring your own snacks!)


Apr
24
1:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Club is the last Wednesday of the month; enjoy a book and discuss it with a group of adults once monthly!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Computer Class

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Come and join our computer classes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Fall Prevention

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Learn how to prevent falls through understanding the medical and environmental causes of falls. We will review safety devices, equipment, and a home safety checklist that can help keep you and your loved ones safe and free from injury. Lastly, we will learn together the "ABC Exercise" that will help keep you in good step. All are welcome!


Apr
24
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Theater Fun

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children and teens are invited over spring break to join us for some theater fun. We'll play improv games, learn a little about theater, and perform scenes from popular books and favorite classic stories.


Apr
24
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Seedlings & A Story: Celebrating Spring & Earth Day

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Families are invited to listen to a story about how plants grow and then take home their very own! Children will plant seeds in upcycled containers and adults will make DIY plastic water bottle planters. Feel free to bring your own seeds or water bottles, though both will be provided. Registration preferred online or in the library.


Apr
24
1:45PM

--to--

3:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Learn English with a great volunteer! All levels welcome. No registration needed.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book.
12/19/18: "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn
1/30/19: "Saints for All Occasions" by J. Courtney Sullivan
2/27/19: "The Clockmaker's Daughter" by Kate Morton
3/27/19: "The Fallen Architect" by Charles Belfoure
4/24/19: "The Rain Watcher" by Tatiana De Rosnay
5/29/19: "A Place for Us" by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join in the fun of mahjong in our non-instructional weekly session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Crochet Club

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

This is a crochet club for adults to make items for charity organizations. Please bring yarn and crochet needle. No registration needed.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion
3/27: "Calypso" by David Sedaris
4/24: "Salt Houses" by Hala Alyan


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Movie: "The House With a Clock in Its Walls"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family screening of "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" (2018, PG). All ages welcome!


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Exploring Dinosaurs: National Geographic Kids

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

If you're a fan of dinosaurs, you've probably dreamed of having a dinosaur to watch over you, secretly hiding in the jungle just to view them, or maybe trying to touch one. Come to the library and participate in our games, crafts, and activities on dinosaurs! Win tickets to American Museum of Natural history and celebrate their 150 years of bringing the past to life. Other prizes and surprises while supplies last. This program is suggested for ages 5 and up.


Apr
24
2:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Walk-In Art Workshop

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join teaching artists from the Children's Museum of the Arts for a drop-in workshop. Children ages 7-11 will work with an artist to create a postcard about a current issue.


Apr
24
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tai Chi for Adults with Lenny Antonucci

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Tai chi is a mind-body "soft style" martial art that originated in China. Sometimes called
"meditation in motion," it involves graceful forms of exercise using flowing movements. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants must complete an exercise release form before the program begins.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

French Conversation Circle

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Improve your French with the French Conversation Circle.

Rejoinds Robert et les autres pour un peu de conversation français à la bibliothèque Douglaston/Little Neck. Un niveau intermédiaire à locuteur natif préferé mais tous sont les bienvenus. Nous parlerons français seulement.

Join Robert and others for a little French conversation at the Douglaston/Little Neck library. An intermediate to native speaker level is preferred but all are welcome. We will speak French only.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

College 101 : Pre College Prep and Tips for Surviving Freshman Year and Beyond

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

It is never too early to plan for college. These fun and interactive programs are offered to tweens and teens with a curiosity about how to prepare and what to expect freshman year and beyond. This program will be offered at the following locations: Cambria Heights, Central, Flushing, Glen Oaks and Peninsula.


Apr
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Switch Gaming at Woodside

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join us and show your skills on the Nintendo Switch. Play casual games with your friends or join us for tournaments to see who is the champion at Woodside! All are welcome!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cookie Mining

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Students are introduced to fossil fuel extraction and its damaging effects on the environment through this fun activity where students pretend to extract coal using chocolate chip cookies.


Apr
24
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "The Squid and the Whale"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of "The Squid and the Whale" (2005, R).


Apr
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lego Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Come build with Legos for ages 4-12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Video Visitation - Family Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

All are welcomed! Join us to learn more about Video Visitation. Enjoy food and refreshments as we provide activities for all ages, information from community organizations, and referrals to library services.

If you would like to schedule a visit, this is the event for you! We will have on-the-spot orientations, putting you one-step closer to a video visit with your loved one!

RSVP for Family Day, email videovisitation@queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-5104.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tell Me a Story

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-8 and their caregivers can enjoy interactive picture book storytelling and rhymes!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

What You Need to Know about Cancer and Being Your Healthiest and Happiest

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Come learn key information about protecting your health from cancer and other illnesses, including facts and statistics about cancer, as well as who should be screened and when. We will also focus on strengthening our communication skills to encourage those we love who are at risk to pursue relevant health care. Participants will have a chance to ask licensed health professionals important health questions in an open and encouraging environment.


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Program: Teen Movie Wednesdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Teens, join us in the auditorium every Wednesday for a movie. Movie starts at 3:30 p.m.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teens: Tech Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Teen Tech Time! Already used your one hour on the computer? Enjoy unlimited computer time to finish that project. For ages 13-18. Registration required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Lego Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to have fun working together with Legos.


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Mysteries in the Midnight Zone

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Dive deep into the midnight zone as we explore this hidden ocean habitat and the mysterious animals that live there. We start our journey almost 100 years ago when explorers boarded the Bathysphere to descend 3,028 feet into the deep. Following their expedition, we examine microscopic animal adaptations and create our own deep sea inspired works of art that glow in the dark!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Participants can read to each other for a reduction in their library card fees. Reduce your fees by $2.50 for each thirty minutes, up to a maximum of one hour. All participants should be between 4 years and 21 years old. Registration is required at the children's reference desk.


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Culture Pass Community Programs: Learning Through Art for Children

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Join our series for Culture Pass Community Programs with Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Transportation Station"

Wednesday April 10th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Art Adventures"

Wednesday April 17th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"EatPlayGrow™ "

Wednesday April 24th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Budding Bookmakers"

For children PreK- 3rd Grade. Space is limited for all sessions. First-come, first-served.


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Create Your Own Jewelry Box: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Registration is now closed

Phyllis Ger teaches you how to create a beautiful jewelry box, to keep or give as a gift, in different shapes from materials you might have discarded. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 years enjoy constructing various structures, vehicles, and other objects with our Lego set. Master simple math concepts using our math challenge activities and Legos.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children between the ages of 5-12 are invited to join us for an arts & crafts activity.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

LEGO Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 can have fun being creative with Legos!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Innovation! 2D to 3D - Spatial Thinking = STEAM Success

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

In this series of 12 programs, children ages 8-12 use traditional and tech tools to create in 2D and 3D, refining perception and spatial reasoning. 3D printing is the capstone experience, exposing participants to new concepts needed for future careers.
Classes Wednesdays Feb 6 - Apr 24; Reception & Exhibition of student work May 8.
Registration required: please visit the children's desk to register.

FlushingWed, Apr 24, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM
FlushingWed, Apr 24, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM
FlushingWed, Apr 24, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM

Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Karaoke!

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Sing your heart out or just listen. This program is for the whole family.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Celebrate Earth Day: Recycled Materials Craft

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Earth Day & use recycled materials such as paper tubes, gallon water jugs, and more in our craft this week!


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Poetry Month: String Your Words

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month, and create bracelets and keychains of our favorite words!


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Origami

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, is a great way to get children engaged in math and problem solving. It also improves their thinking skills. Join us at the Seaside Library on Wednesdays at 4pm to make your own origami creations.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Origami For Adults

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Learn the Japanese art of paper-folding. This class teaches beginner techniques to create your own animals and objects using just paper. This class is for adults only.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Community Service Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Earn community service hours while spreading some kindness! Children ages 6-14 will make cards and other items for community members in need. We will complete a different project each week. Participation can be counted towards required school community service hours. No registration required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Home School Community Group - LEAP!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for Literary Escapades and Projects (LEAP) for kids! Each week there will be a live performative reading followed by a hands-on project.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

STEAM Cooking with Teens

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Join Allergic to Salad and explore new and exciting healthy foods and cultures. Cooking is known to increase fine motor skills, math, science, reasoning, and problem solving skills.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Please join us for books and crafts for ages 4 & up.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Healing and Learning Circle for Women (in Urdu)

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

You will learn information about health, education, children's behavior, cultural competencies, healthy relationships, and resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Poetry Class

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Children who are able to read and write are welcome at this kid-friendly class. Kids will participate in activities meant to inspire an understanding of and appreciation for poetry. They will then be encouraged to write their own poems.


Apr
24
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Tops and Bottoms

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come listen to this trickster tale about a clever rabbit who outsmarts a lazy bear, and then do an activity about vegetables that grow above and below the ground. This is for school-age children; those under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.


Apr
24
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Origin Story: A Comics and Anime Club

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you like anime, comic books, or both? Whether you have been reading them all your life, or are just discovering them for the first time, join us as we discuss the origins and adventures of our favorite animated characters!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Chinese Singing Class with Professor Chi Ying

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In these eight sessions of singing class, students will learn basic singing techniques and the theory behind them. Professor Chi Ying, a renowned artist specializing in Chinese folk songs, will train students how to understand an art song and express it artistically. Seats are limited; registration is at first class. Students will have opportunity to go on stage at a recital performance in May after the sessions are completed.
*Rooms A&B*


Apr
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Wednesdays in April, we will screen the following movies at 6:00 P.M.:

4/3: "Operation Finale" (2018, PG-13)
4/10: "A Star is Born" (2018, R) Customer Suggestion
4/17: "Green Book" (2018, PG-13) Customer Suggestion
4/24: "Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald" (2018, PG-13) Customer Suggestion


Apr
24
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Spring 2019 Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Got that writer’s itch? Need inspiration and/or time to write that poem, short story, or bestselling novel? Join Jennifer Celestin for a 12-session creative writing workshop at the Central Library that will help you do just that! Advanced registration for each individual class is recommended but not required. Since space is limited, those who have registered will get priority seating. This program is open to both adults and teens.


Apr
25
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

In these one-on-one practice sessions, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. You must preregister for a one-on-one session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Before you start negotiating salary with a prospective employer, you need to know how much you and the job are worth. Learn how to negotiate in this workshop.


Apr
25
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to MS Excel Basic in Spanish

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Come join us for an introductory course on the basic functions of Microsoft Excel!To register, visit Flushing Library Cyber Center or go online at www.queenslibrary.org. For further assistance, call the Cyber Center at 718-661-1280.


Apr
25
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Open to young children ages 18–38 months and their parents/caregivers, this five-week workshop is led by early childhood professionals. Adults will learn about nutrition, speech development, early literacy, and other parenting topics, while toddlers play with age-appropriate educational toys and develop social interaction skills. Registration required. Please visit or call the Children's Room: 718-661-1212.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use computers, or how to send an email to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics covered include:
1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own E-Mail account


Apr
25
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Beginner Yoga

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Jairo leads this fitness class where participants will practice beginning Vinyasa postures to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake up the nervous system followed by stretching exercises and ending with deep relaxation techniques. Wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise; bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Hello Spring Art Program

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come join the Children's Library Discovery Center for an exciting art program for ages 3-5.


Apr
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Book Discussion Club: "The Light of Paris"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in our monthly book discussion. This month we are going to discuss "The Light of Paris" by Eleanor Brown.


Apr
25
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Join us for songs and stories every Thursday for babies from birth to crawling! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces).

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Join us for songs and stories every Thursday for babies from birth to crawling! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces).

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Ukulele Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come one, come all, ukulele fans. Bring your own instrument and play.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This is a program for children ages 3-5 and their parent/caregiver. Parents/caregivers can help their child learn skills they need to be successful before they start Pre-K or Kindergarten. Over eight weekly sessions, parents/caregivers and their children will learn how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories to help build important language and social skills. Registration is required. Please call the library and speak with Miss Adrianne, our Children's Librarian. Call 718-468-8300.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Microsoft Word Computer Class

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents and letters for daily use.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Intermediate Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Our weekly intermediate computer class is for anyone who knows the basics, but wants to learn more advanced computer skills. Registration is recommended. This is a weekly class running September-June and we recommend attending at least three classes a month.

South HollisThu, May 2, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 9, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 16, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 23, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 30, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 6, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 13, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 20, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM

Apr
25
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Microsoft Office for Beginners / Build Your Resume Workshop

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome to the Poppenhusen Library to learn Microsoft Office for beginners or get assistance in building your resume.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Board Games for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us Thursdays for a variety of board games at the library (chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, and more).

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us and enjoy playing bridge at East Flushing Library.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Make Your Own Button

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create and build your own button.


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Hollis All Star Stitchers - Knitting & Crocheting Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Whether you are experienced or just a beginner, come join the Hollis All Star Stitches. You can create projects for yourself or donate to the community. Please bring your own materials if possible.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Move Like a Robot Coding Challenges

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Using only six symbols, we will create "instructions" for others to move and stack cups. Sounds easy? Join us for fun and challenges. Challenge your friends by writing your own set of instructions. Be prepared to be challenged to follow series of instructions. This is recommended for ages 7 and up.


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Italian Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Italian? Join us at the Italian Club to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Seaside Book Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Please join our book club for book discussion and reading inspiration. Everyone is welcome! Ask a librarian for details.


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Solitaire Tournament

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Are you the best in solitaire (patience)? Join us and play in our solitaire tournament. Games will be played online.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Paper Coloring

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy paper coloring for adults.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

A Tribute to the Jersey Boys

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

The Vic Vincent Group presents a musical tribute to The Jersey Boys, who attained world-wide fame with their unique sound throughout several decades, including other great artists of rock'n roll, doo wop and pop, beginning in the 1950s and the decades that followed.


Apr
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Granny Square Crochet Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Please join our crochet club. Although there will be lessons for the beginners, we invite crocheters of all skill levels to join us. Please bring yarn and a crochet needle.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Basic Mandarin Chinese

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Learn basic Mandarin Chinese with Ms. Jenney.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginning Ukulele Lessons

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 openings

Creative Aging Program: Learn how to play the ukulele, for beginning students. Bring your own ukulele or use one at the library. Teaching artist Nancy Hinchliffe leads this ten-session course for older adults 50+. Registration is limited to 15 students. Register at the East Flushing Library by calling 718-357-6643.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Aging Mastery: 50+ Wellness Ten-Session Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

The Aging Mastery Program is a ten-session workshop. Classes are led by experts in their field. Topics include exercise, sleep, nutrition, finances, planning, relationships, medication, community engagement, & falls prevention. Preregistration is required. This is for customers who live in the Rockaways only. There is a screening process. Call Seaside Library at 718-634-1876 or organizer Susan Lavin at 718-368-5079. Led by National Council on Aging.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Kids and Teens Make Their Own Magazines

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids and teens will make their own magazines.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use Word's main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required. Preregistration is required.


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Classic Movie Thursday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

4/4- "They Shoot Horses Don't They" (1969) Customer Suggested
4/11- "In a Lonely Place" (1950)
4/18- "Easter Parade" (1948)
4/25- "The Last Picture Show" (1971) Customer Suggested


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Silly Drawings

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us as we make silly drawings where each person takes a turn drawing different body parts on one drawing.


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 2 & up are invited to get creative at the library! Everyone can be an artist at this program.


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Celebrating Langston Hughes: Kids Read-Aloud & Puzzle Activities

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 learn about the poet, Langston Hughes, by taking turns reading his poems for children, and completing themed puzzles and exercises.


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come to the Fun Book Club at McGoldrick on Thursday April 25 at 2PM.

We will be discussing the international bestseller "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett.


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

U.S. Small Business Administration presents: Business Success Series

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

4/18: How to Start a Business and How SBA can Help You Succeed
4/25: Business Plan Writing
5/2: Marketing Strategies and Building a Blog for Your Business
5/9: Selling to the Government and Global Market
*2 p.m. IRC Conference Room*

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

A study reveals coloring mandalas or geometric patterns helps with stress and anxiety. Come and join us. Adults welcome.


Apr
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Afternoon Movie Matinee

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Sit back and relax, have fun and enjoy the good old days as you watch a classic film from the 1930s - 1960s.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Adult Book Discussion "Before We Were Yours"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate.


Apr
25
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free, and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Animals Alive with Alley Pond Environmental Center

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center for a fun show and tell with some of their residents.


Apr
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids' Cards

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and caregivers are welcome to join in a friendly card game.


Apr
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Maker Cart: Craft Edition

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

A cart full of craft supplies awaits at the library! What will you be inspired to make? Anything you make, you can take home with you.


Apr
25
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movie: "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation"

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Come to the Briarwood Library to watch "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" (2018, PG). This movie is about a monster family that embarks on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer vacation from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel; they indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer.


Apr
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Solar One Energy Audit

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn about energy production and efficiency with this exciting hands-on program for children up to age 12. No registration is required, but space and supplies will be limited.


Apr
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Vacation Week Fun

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for games, puzzles, and a craft for ages 5-12. No registration required.


Apr
25
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help (Math/Science)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come to the Teen Space to receive one-on-one assistance with your math and science homework.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Picture Book Discussion for Adults: "Just a Dream"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a discussion of Chris Van Allsburg's book "Just a Dream."


Apr
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Comics Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every other week we'll discuss the latest comics and create our own comic books or comic-related craft.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Yoga Storytime

Location: Court Square
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Read stories, sing songs, and do some simple yoga poses on Thursday afternoons! Register by calling the branch the Friday before each session. A waiver signed by a parent or caregiver is required for each individual class. Please pick up the waiver ahead of time if you are sending your child to the program with a caregiver. No one will be admitted without a signed waiver. This program is for children ages 2-4 years old.


Apr
25
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Culture Pass Community Programs: Learning Through Art for Children

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join our series for Culture Pass Community Programs with Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Thursday April 4th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Budding Bookmakers"

Thursday April 11th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Crazy Chemistry"

Thursday April 18th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Space Oddities"

Thursday April 25th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Gross Biology"

These programs are for children 7-11 years old. Space is limited for all sessions. First-come, first-served.


Apr
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Spring Health Challenge

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

With the changing of the seasons, spring brings new reasons to stay healthy! Come interact and learn at this health education workshop.


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computer Kids

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 are invited to join us to learn the beginnings of computer coding. Space is limited; first-come, first-served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Coding Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8 and above will learn how to code using Scratch.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Puzzle Club for Kids

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

School-age children, stop by and do a puzzle or two!


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Boys' Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Are you interested in reading and discussing books? Come and join our Boys' Book Club! All are welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Beading Bonanza!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us to create bracelets, necklaces, and more with our colorful beads! This is for school-age children; those under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Intro to Martial Arts: Hung Gar

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

This is a six-part lecture series on the various aspects and "forms" of Hung Gar kung fu, a system of Shaolin martial arts. This program is for all ages 11 and up. Registration is preferred online or in the library.
4/4: Taming the Tiger fist
4/11: Tiger/Crane fist
4/18: Five Animals/Five Elements fist
4/25: Eight Diagram staff
5/2: Chinese Broadsword
5/9: Guan Dao

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Art

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Families with children of any age can try a different art project every week.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Puzzles and Board Games for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

We've got board games, LEGOs, and fun puzzles to solve! Ask at the librarian's desk!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Celelebrating Langston Hughes: Paint & Pizza

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Bring your children to celebrate our 50th anniversary and learn about Langston Hughes while painting a Spring Scene. Afterwards, release your inner artist with our karaoke night!


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Springtime Arts & Crafts Program

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages three and up will make a beautiful craft relating to spring. Registration is not required.


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids' Trivia Contest

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Attention 4th, 5th, and 6th graders: join us for the start of our monthly trivia contest. Each month a different category of questions will be selected. Winners will enter our Trivia Hall of Fame!
No registration is required!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Youth Justice Court

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Hey teens! Are you interested in finding out more about the civic opportunities for young adults in the borough of Queens? Are you looking to study or start a career in criminal justice? Well, we have the perfect program for you! Join the Far Rockaway Teen Youth Court. Learn the rules of the law and the roles and responsibilities of the various people who work in the judicial system such as law enforcement officers, judges, clerks, attorneys, and much more!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Drum Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a hands-on drum and percussion workshop with professional musician Tony Genovese!


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Australia Day Activities

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

G'day mates! Join us as we explore everything Aussie for grades K & up.


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join the English Conversation Group at Sunnyside Community Library. Registration is not required; just walk in.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Pam Munoz Ryan’s "Esperanza Rising" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the “Read Down Your Fines” program.


Apr
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Deconstruct and Draw Objects

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This is an introduction to drawing; learn useful methods and techniques used in analyzing and drawing.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids' Board Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

A day for kids to play board games.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Yoga Storytime

Location: Court Square
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Read stories, sing songs, and do some simple yoga poses on Thursday afternoons! Register by calling the branch the Friday before each session. A waiver signed by a parent or caregiver is required for each individual class. Please pick up the waiver ahead of time if you are sending your child to the program with a caregiver. No one will be admitted without a signed waiver. This program is for children ages 2-4 years old.


Apr
25
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling, and interactive games. For ages 6-12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Game Day at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids have fun playing board games and lots more!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Teen Movie Night

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for teen movie night!


Apr
25
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chinese Folk Dance

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Chinese folk dance!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginning meditators are welcome to join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come join our ongoing Chess Club every week on Thursdays. Anyone who is interested is welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
25
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come and learn how to improve your chess skills with your friends over at the Children's Library Discovery Center!


Apr
25
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Urban Justice Center Information and Consullting

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

The Urban Justice Center staff of NYC presents housing-related information and much more; they will provides consultation for community-concerned justice issues.


Apr
25
5:45PM

--to--

7:15PM

Program Beats with Sonic Pi

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Sonic Pi is a digital musical instrument that allows you to make and remix music through live coding. Participants will create music using the same technology used by music industry professionals.


Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Haitian Creole Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Basic computer classes in Haitian Creole for adults and senior citizens.

South HollisThu, May 2, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 9, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 16, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 23, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 30, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 6, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 13, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 20, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM

Apr
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Latin Low-Impact Aerobics for Adults

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join instructor Yvonne for low-impact aerobics to Latin fusion rhythms and fun! You'll boost your mood, burn fat, build stronger bones, and improve your heart and brain health. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and dress comfortably. Participation is first-come, first served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Chess is a game of strategy and problem solving, Whether you have never played, are a beginner, or a more advanced player, you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Play a game of chess with friends at Poppenhusen Library.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us weekly for a variety of crafts. We will learn to crochet, knit, make jewelry, explore paper crafts, create collages, and paint with coffee, watercolor, and acrylics.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Ping Pong

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Play ping pong in the library!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Writers' Group

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

We meet to share and discuss each other's writing.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Jazz and Classical Music Appreciation Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us as we explore the sounds of jazz legends and classical greats! Feed your soul and expand your cultural palate.


Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Chair Exercise for Adults

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Peggy leads this low-impact workout designed to help build muscle strength while improving cardiovascular health and range of motion. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Introduction to iPhone & iPad: Use and Navigation

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use the proper settings and functions of the iPhone and iPad. There will be hands-on practical training. Space is limited; registration is required. Participants have to bring their own iPhone/iPad.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Chinese Dancing Classes with Bella Dance Art

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Students will learn three dances: ribbon dance, fan dance, and handkerchief dance.
Students will have the opportunity to go on stage for a recital performance in May after the session is completed. Seats are limited; registration is at the first class. Participants are required to sign a waiver for each session. *Rooms A&B*

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Celebrating Langston Hughes: Karaoke Night

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Release your inner artist by singing your heart out during our karaoke night!


Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning Class for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Zarina leads this fitness class designed to assist with your daily activities, from lifting shopping bags to climbing the stairs and pushing the carts. Using your own bodyweight, we will incorporate moves like squats and lunges that will build muscle, gain strength, and burn calories. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Zumba for Adults

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Annette leads this fitness class designed for adults that includes a combination of high and low impact aerobics and incorporates dance moves to the beat of salsa, merengue, and a variety of music. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Dylan DeFeo Trio

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come hear Dylan DeFeo and his wonderful trio featuring Arthur Sadowsky on bass, Andrew McAuley on drums, and Dylan on keys. They will play a variety of classic standards, Latin grooves, new original tunes, and some swingin’ surprises!


Apr
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Hip Hop: "Angel's Heart: Guided by Light" An Author Talk with Lisa Ray

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join community leader and author Lisa Ray for an evening of poetry and inspiration. Lisa Ray will read poetry from her new book “Angel’s Heart: Guided by Light “and tell her story. Lisa Ray has been a major part of the Queens Community for over 25 years as a hip-hop/comedy event promoter. This program will be moderated by Ralph McDaniels.


Apr
25
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Beginners' Computer Class

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Adults are introduced to basic computer programs: the Internet, email, and Microsoft Word.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Open Mic and Reading Series

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Open Mic is for all performers of any genre to take the mic for four minutes. Spectators are also welcome. Featured readers are as follows: January: Enrique Flores-Galbis, February: Gabriel Don, March: Tiffany-Amber Moton, April: Scott Raven Tarazevits, May: Saajida Richard

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Yoga for Adults with Dorothy Ng

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Certified yoga instructor Dorothy Ng teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Bring a mat and wear workout clothes. It is recommended that you do not eat for three hours or drink for one hour before class. Space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Nora leads this fitness class that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardio fitness and mobility and to tone the body. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Joins us for a lively discussion of "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" by Alice Hoffman.


Apr
25
6:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

April Astronomy Sessions

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn about and view the wonders in the sky at our April Astronomy Sessions on our front lawn. Weather permitting.


Apr
25
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Money Mindset

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Ever heard money doesn’t grow on trees or a penny saved is a penny earned? These are mindset phrases and to some degree may be blocking you from discovering your full potential to earn more money or learning about your passion and turning it into income. We will discuss ways to discover how to open up areas in our mind that may block us from receiving more money. Let’s have fun while becoming more money savvy!!


Apr
25
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short story discussion group. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, and then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!


Apr
26
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Participants will learn the basic concepts of Microsoft Excel, such as what a spreadsheet is, basic Excel navigation, and basic data entry.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
26
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 and under and their parents or other adult caregivers are welcome for storytelling, music, and games. This program runs all year long.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
26
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Picture Book

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime for children 3-5 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Whitestone Korean Book Discussion

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Come and join us.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, and finger rhymes followed by a coloring page for ages 1-3 years. Caregiver must attend.


Apr
26
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Whitestone Korean Book Discussion

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Korean book discussion.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Play Today

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Program for babies through pre-K and caregivers to drop in and play with a variety of early literacy toys (blocks, puzzles, and movement toys such as bikes and crawl tunnel).

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Knitting & Crochet Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Knitters and crocheters, if you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us. Bring your own material.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

In this 45-minute program, infants to 3 years olds enjoy bouncing rhymes, puppets, and free play with our toys and puzzles. An adult must accompany the child.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mommy and Me

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for playtime with arts and crafts for toddlers ages 1-3.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a fun toddler playtime for 1-3 year olds with caregivers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Knitting and Crochet Group

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

If you like to knit and crochet, the library invites you to meet up and share techniques and patterns with one another. You must bring your own supplies.


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy some fun stories and coloring.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. It is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Children's Book Week Storytime

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children birth to age 5 and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, crafts, and lots of fun. Help us celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Children's Book Week. Siblings are always welcome!


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Babies & Books

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

You are your child's first teacher. Enjoy our wide variety of board books, nurture preliteracy skills, meet up with other caregivers, and discover the joy of reading with your baby at the library! This program is for infants ages 6-17 months.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Open to young children ages 18–38 months and their parents, this five-week workshop is led by early childhood professionals. Parents will learn about nutrition, speech development, early literacy, and other parenting topics, while their toddlers play with age-appropriate educational toys and develop social interaction skills. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 3/12/2019. Ask the children's librarian for details.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Art: Trees

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for a storytime all about trees, followed by a simple art activity.


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time/Picture Book Open Play

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose Time is for children 18 months to 2 years of age. Join us for songs, finger plays, and stories.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Storytime and Me

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children between the ages of 8 months to 18 months and their caregivers are welcome to enjoy a storytime and activity time together.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten Spring 2019

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This is for children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers, who can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During the eight weekly sessions, the parents or caregivers and the children will learn how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Preregistration is required; please call the Briarwood Library at 718-658-1680 or come in person to register.

BriarwoodFri, May 3, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BriarwoodFri, May 10, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BriarwoodFri, May 17, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BriarwoodFri, May 24, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BriarwoodFri, May 31, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BriarwoodFri, Jun 7, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BriarwoodFri, Jun 14, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time and Preschool Stories

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for toddlers and preschoolers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 6 to 18 months on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Baby and Me

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Babies (3-17 months) and their parents and caregivers are welcome to join us for bounces, nursery rhymes, stories, and more!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

One-on-One Computer Basics

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

We are offering 30-minute one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11am, 11:30am, or noon.


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months can join us for simple songs, finger plays, and nursery rhymes. Caregivers must be present.


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

PreK Earth Science

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Parents/caregivers with PreK three & four year olds will enjoy storytime and activities. To get ready for spring, each week we'll explore different earth science topics in books and hands-on activities: eggs, insects, wind, and more!


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Jack and Jill went up the hill...to come to Mother Goose at the library! Children from 6 months to 2 years and a caregiver are invited to come to this fun program of stories, songs, finger plays, and more. No registration is required. Don't miss it!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Bring your baby, ages 6-18 months old, to this fun storytime program. You and your little one will experience age-appropriate stories, sing songs, and play together, all while enhancing your child's early literacy skills!


Apr
26
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

STEM Storytime

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 years to Pre-K are invited to join us weekly for a story and various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities. This fun and hands-on program will include a read-aloud of a popular children's picture book along with a STEM craft and activity.


Apr
26
11:15AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Bayside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Play and learn with your child in a free workshop that includes toys, games, puzzles, and other items selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. This is for babies 18-36 months old accompanied by a caregiver. Space is limited and registration is required.

BaysideFri, May 3, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM
BaysideFri, May 10, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM
BaysideFri, May 17, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM
BaysideFri, May 24, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM

Apr
26
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Little Critters Lapsit

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Little Critters is for children 6 to 12 months old. Engage with your young one through lap bounces, finger play, songs, and stories!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Picture books, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs for children ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby and Me

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Babies (ages birth up to 1 year) and their caregivers will enjoy a lap-sit program consisting of stories, songs, and rhymes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Morning Storytime for Kids

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories and songs Fridays at 11:30am. All ages are welcome.


Apr
26
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5, come and play with toys and make new friends.


Apr
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Do you have a gadget or device that you are having issues with or need help with? Bring your device to the library and get one-on-one help! To make an appointment or if you have any questions please call Poppenhusen Library at 718-353-8894.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
12:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Free Nutrition Workshops

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Cornell University Cooperative Extension presents free nutrition workshops! You will learn to make recipes your family will love, plan meals and menus, enjoy physical activities, read labels, taste healthy snacks, practice food safety, and have fun! Those who attend six or more sessions will receive a certificate from Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
26
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Friday Films

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Friday Films! Every Friday, we'll be showing a mix of classics, new movies, and hidden gems.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Arts & Crafts for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Please join us for arts & crafts. We will be working on simple projects using different craft materials. This class is designed for adults with intellectual disabilities. All interested adults are welcomed.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Friday Movie Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

April is Avengers Matinee Month. Join us for screenings of these blockbuster movies.
4/5: "Marvel's Avengers" (2012, PG-13)
4/12: "Avengers Age of Ultron" (2015, PG-13)
4/19: "Captain America Civil War" (2015, PG-13)
4/26: "Avengers Infinity War" (2018, PG-13)

Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Apr
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Canasta Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come play or learn the game.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Join us to learn what a computer is and its functions; how to use a mouse, keyboard, and social media; and how to save and print your document. Preregistration is required in person at the Briarwood Reference Desk or by phone at 718-658-1680.


Apr
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mahjong and Games for Adults

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Put some excitment into your day by dropping in for an afternoon at Hillcrest. Mahjong, cards, and other games are provided.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Whitestone Mahjong Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Interested in playing Mahjong or learning how to play? Sign up by calling 718-831-8644.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Let's Bingo!

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Spend an hour playing Bingo with old friends and new. Earn bragging rights & sometimes a surprise library prize.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Festival Fridays

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

We show classic and independent films every Friday at 2 PM. Please call Bay Terrace Library at 718-423-7004 for titles.


Apr
26
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Freestyle Fridays

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us after school on Fridays to hang out with your friends and participate in activities like board games, ping pong, art, and karaoke! Each week features a different activity; come on by to check it out!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Virtual field trip: Behind the Scenes of "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Discovery Education has produced an incredible 32-minute behind-the-scenes Virtual Field Trip about the making of the Spider-Man movie. Come and learn about the style of the movie and how the directors and animators created a movie that felt like a comic book that came to life. The special includes interviews with the actors, directors, animators, and producers interwoven with great clips from the movie.


Apr
26
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Fridays for Kids

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun movies!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Ping Pong Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to come to play ping pong games.


Apr
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Poetry 'Fest'

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

In honor of National Poetry Month, children ages 7-12 will listen to various types of poetry and create their favorite type of poetry. Children will have the opportunity to share their poetry with their peers, if they wish. No registration required.


Apr
26
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Time: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an afternoon of fun and adventure featuring “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” (2001, PG). All are welcome; space is limited.


Apr
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Solar Race Cars

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Solar One educators bring supplies for each student to design, build, and test their own mini solar-powered race car. This program is for children ages 8-12. Please note there will be a 25 car limit, although no registration is required.


Apr
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Vacation Week Film Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Finish off the school vacation week with a family-friendly film! No registration required. Children 5 and younger must attend with an adult.


Apr
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Clara Duo: The Sound of Spring

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Clara Duo​ is a simple and yet very unique duo of clarinet (Asuka Elias) and piano (Aleksandra Kocheva.) Since meeting at Queens College in 2006, they have been performing actively in New York and Japan. The variety of their repertoires is diverse, from classical to contemporary, as well as the folk music from their respective native countries of Japan and Bulgaria. Their program will include music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Japanese traditional spring songs, and more.


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

NYCitizenship Information Session

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Come to an information session with NYCitizenship staff to find out how to apply for U.S. citizenship, and learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Friday STEAM

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Board Game Fridays

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

You provide the fun; we'll provide the games! Come to the Maspeth Library every Friday, and give us your library card to use any of our many board games.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Table Top Gaming & Chess

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join Fresh Meadows in our Funday Friday with gaming.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join game day for some board game fun.


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

School-age children, come and join us on Friday afternoons to make an arts and crafts project.


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Program: Gaming Unplugged

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Play a board game or card game or bring your own to play with friends! Ask for board games at the reference desk.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movie: Mary Poppins (G)

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come to the Court Square Library the last Friday of every month for a family movie! This month we are showing Walt Disney's Mary Poppins (1964, G)! All ages are welcome.


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 3 and up, come play board and card games and try your hand at origami on Friday afternoons in the children's room! Start your weekend off in a fun way!


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Culture Pass Community Programs: Learning Through Art for Children

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join our series for Culture Pass Community Programs with Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Friday April 5th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Ancient Greek Myths"

Friday April 12th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"China Through The Eyes Of The Monkey King"

Friday April 19th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Space Oddities"

Friday April 26th, 2019 3:30-5pm
"Diggin Dinos"

These programs are for children in grades K-5. Space is limited for all sessions. First-come, first-served.


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies.
4/5: "Aladdin" (1992, PG)
4/12: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (2018, PG)
4/19: "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018, PG)
4/26: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018, PG)
Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Know Your Rights: What Immigrants Need to Know in the Current Immigration Climate

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join us for this free workshop and learn about the most recent updates on immigration policies & your rights as an immigrant. Topics include federal policy changes, public charge, how to interact with ICE in both public and private settings, warrants, protections from discrimination, how to avoid immigration fraud, and city services.


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

S.T.E.A.M. Fridays

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Let off a little S.T.E.A.M. on Friday! Children are welcome to participate in a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) activity!
4/26: Newspaper Shoe Challenge
5/3: Design and Build Your Own "mini roller coaster"
5/10: Rescue Device
5/17: Pretty Penny Experiments
5/31: Maze Design
6/7: Popsicle Stick Geometry
6/14: Design and Build Your Own "Grabber"
6/21: Newspaper Tower Challenge
6/28: CD Balloon Hovercraft

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Seaside Open Mic

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Seaside Library invites all neighborhood performers to come and be a part of our Open Mic Night! Bring your guitars, mandolins, voices, poetry, dancing shoes, and more. Let's celebrate each other's creativity and just have fun!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
3:45PM

--to--

5:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free, and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Kids' Film

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We will show a children's film or family film, a genre that contains children or relates to them in the context of home and family.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come race your wheels off, battle your heart out, and dance your socks off with Wii games at the library every Monday! We have sports games, dancing games, racing games, and more! No registration or experience necessary. A parent or guardian must accompany children under age 8.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Game Day

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have fun during game day! Check out a board game to play with your friends, or play one of our specialty games with new and old friends.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

New York Cares offers chess lessons for beginners and an opportunity for experienced players to get in the games.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Foster a sense of positive physical activity and sportsmanship using our Wii cart.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Children's Film Series

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to join us for a different children's film on the last Friday of each month.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Air Hockey Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to come in and play a game of air hockey.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

All ages, come and play one of our many board games.


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teens will read to kids in grades K-3.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Hooked On Yarn

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

If you love to create crafts using yarn, this program is for you!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Spring Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for spring arts and crafts for ages 3 and up.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Get crafty at the library! This program is for grades K & up.


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: "A Dog's Way Home"

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Can a loyal dog travel over 400 miles to be with her beloved owner again? Find out in "A Dog's Way Home" (2019, PG)! Audio in English, subtitles in Spanish.


Apr
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Code Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to code at Queens Library! Our code club has no lectures: you’ll learn to make websites, animations, apps, and games by actually making them, step by step. Prepare for a tech career or learn skills you can use in the real world right now to make whatever you can dream up.


Apr
26
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Circle of Friends for Autistic Children

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Children in our Circle of Friends discover the wonders of science doing simple experiments, develop social skills, and have fun playing games. Caregivers must be present. This program is for children ages 6 -12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Queens Theatre Reads from Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 can listen as an actor from Queens Theatre reads from Anne of Greene Gables by L. M Montgomery, and then play theater games together.


Apr
26
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Film Friday

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

End the month with a family-friendly film for ages 5-12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Young Ambassadors Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

The Young Ambassadors Program is an innovative education and leadership development program focused on experiential learning and community.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Girls' Junior Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This is a book club for girls reading at second to third grade level! Come join in the book discussion and encourage healthy reading habits. Please pick-up and read the month's selection for the club meeting.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Meditation

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us on our guided meditation journey. We will enter a relaxed state where we will explore our soul's purpose and inner state of being.


Apr
26
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Nail Polish Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Design and polish your own nails or have them done for you. All nail polishes and supplies will be provided.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
26
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Teen Anime and Graphic Novel Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Like manga? Enjoy graphic novels? Love anime? Then join us for our Anime and Graphic Novel Club! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your knitting projects!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Shape Up NYC: Chair FITTness for Adults

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Mekki leads this seated fitness class which emphasizes functionality, strength, and flexibility with options for ranges of motion. Some exercises can be done seated or standing. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Self-Serve Craft

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Everything is ready for you in this self-serve craft for ages 6-12.


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center reference desk beginning Saturday, April 6 at 10:00 a.m. or call at 718-661-1280.


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn to create documents and work with tables. Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Instructor Farrah leads this fitness class that uses high intensity weight bearing exercises interspersed with cardio to keep your heart rate up and keep you sweating. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In this 30-minute program, infants and toddlers enjoy bouncing rhymes, puppets, and free play with our toys and puzzles. An adult must accompany the child. Join us as we get ready for Children's Book Week!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Family Story Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children and their families are invited to join us for songs, books, and parachute play. A parent or caregiver must be present.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Tai Qi Class

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Tai Qi class!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Line Dancing with Angie

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Don’t sit on the sidelines! Join us and learn the latest line dances. It’s a lot of fun and definitely great exercise too!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Preschool Fun

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-6 will play with age-appropriate games and make an occasional craft.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Free English Classes for Intermediate Level at Langston Hughes

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

In-person registration is Saturday, February 23, at 10:30 am. For more information, call 718-651-1100/718-480-4300.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Whole Body Dance Cardio

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Mellissa leads this fitness class, a mixture of dance, aerobics, and toning all wrapped up into an upbeat environment. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Saturday Storytime

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children (infants to four-year-olds) and their parents/caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays.


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

English Intermediate Conversation Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our English Intermediate Conversation group at Broadway Library! No registration required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

It's toddler time! Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs for toddlers.
Join us on 4/27 as we get ready for Children's Book Week!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

21st Century Tech Skills

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Using laptops, smart phones, and tablets, staff will demonstrate and teach you about different websites, tech tools, and social media tips to help with everyday needs.

South HollisSat, May 4, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, May 11, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, May 18, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, May 25, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 1, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 8, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 15, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 22, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM

Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Saturday Kids' Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join our Saturday creations in arts and crafts in the Children's Room.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Walk-In Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come create an awesome craft every Saturday, free of charge! The fun begins at 11am in the Children's Room.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Homework Help: Saturday

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Volunteers provide help with homework questions for children ages 6-12 on a drop-in basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Family Movies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come join us for exciting and fun family movies, rated G or PG.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Chess Class for All

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

It's never too early (or too late) to learn how to play chess, which is the game of kings! Come learn how to play, enhance your skills, and have fun. Registration is required!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Playdate for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Bring your babies! Join us for early development fun and socialization using books and toys. There is space for everyone.


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facing Storms - Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Would you like to be able to face the storms of life with courage and find solutions with ease? Learn how to access the powers which are inherent within you and use them practically in challenging moments.


Apr
27
11:00AM

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12:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Dance Cardio for Adults

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Lucette leads this low-impact fitness class that uses fun music and high energy movement to help sculpt and stretch your body. Beginners and higher levels are welcomed. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in French

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak French? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from a ten-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smart phone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun family crafts. No registration is required.


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in French

Location: North Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak French? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight -week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Super Saturday Morning

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages and their special grownups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with origami, coloring pages, board games, and puzzles for the 3+ crowd, and Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and Star Builders for the little ones!


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Mandarin Chinese

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Mandarin Chinese? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight -week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Public Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

DIA Storyime and STEAM Activities

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Dia! is a day for children, books, and diversity! Children ages 3-10 / PreK-Grade 3 and their families are invited for a special storytime and STEAM activities. Space is limited; latecomers may not be permitted in.


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Spanish

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Spanish? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Ultimate Cardio for Adults

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Gloria leads this total body workout that incorporates techniques such as kicks and punches that move to a rapid pace. This fitness class is designed to promote cardiovascular fitness, strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility using high energy and motivating music. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers; bring a water bottle and towel. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Mandarin Chinese

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Mandarin Chinese? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Families with children of all ages are invited to join us every Saturday for a storytime.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

College Info Day: Essay Writing Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Begin College Info Day with an essay writing workshop. Using hip hop and personal experiences to stay engaged, you will learn to craft a convincing essay. You will leave with a completed college admissions essay that has been reviewed by our facilitator.


Apr
27
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Instructor Althea Bazemore leads this fitness class that uses easy-to-follow dance moves geared at increasing cardiovascular fitness, body toning, and burning calories. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Be sure to bring a bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first-come, first-served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Spanish

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Spanish? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Public Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Fall Writing Circle and Performance Workshop

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

In this creative writing and performance workshop series, anyone with a story to offer, an interesting/dramatic character to present, or an interest in connecting their creative work with an audience will have the opportunity to offer and receive constructive feedback on work presented with emphasis on how effectively a piece might engage with an audience.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Ballroom

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for adult ballroom!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

April Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

April Saturday Afternoon Movies
4/6: "Crazy Rich Asians" (2018, PG-13)
4/13: "20th Century Women" (2016, R)
4/20: "Detective Story" (1951)
4/27: "Queen to Play" (2009)


Apr
27
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Dungeons and Dragons

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Join an adventuring party in search of glory! Come play Dungeons & Dragons and other table top role-playing games with us. This is a community meet-up group program, not presented by Queens Library.


Apr
27
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing from the Heart: An Eleven-Week Workshop in Creative Writing with Dr. Maxine Fisher

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Do you have the urge to write a story or essay -- perhaps based on your own personal experience -- but don't know how or where to begin? Come join a group of people who share a love of the written word. Dr. Maxine Fisher taught writing for many years at Queens College and is a published author of books for children and young adults. In addition, she writes for children's television. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Alliance for Civic Engagement

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

The Alliance for Civic Engagement (ACE) meets on a monthly basis to discuss local and national issues, organize voter registration drives, and take action on issues that involve our community.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

College Info Day: College Admissions: Planning Ahead

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

College Admissions: Planning Ahead will give you an overview of the entire admissions process. Topics addressed include admissions, testing, researching, and paying for college.


Apr
27
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Youth Book Creation Workshop with Libro Abierto/Open Book (Ages 8-12)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In this series of eight workshops, visual artists and poets are co-teaching to introduce students to creative writing and visual art exercises that will later be bound into a combination of book structures. Students will learn pop-up books, non-adhesive structure using paper interlocking shapes, a combination of accordion folds, and handmade papermaking. This is for ages 8-12; there is limited space. Contact Corona Library for more information.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
1:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Music Appreciation for Kids

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us as we listen to classical music and discuss the lives of the composers.


Apr
27
1:15PM

--to--

2:00PM

College Info Day: How to Choose the College That Is Right for You

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Whether you are looking to attend a vocational school, a rural campus, or a university with thousands of students, this workshop can help you to decide what options are best for you.


Apr
27
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Game Design with Conductive Slime

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

Make a game in Scratch 3.0 and build your own controller out of conductive slime!


Apr
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lithium in Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lithium is a dynamic group of musicians committed to providing the best in live music. Their diverse repertoire includes pop, R&B, dance, retro, disco, funk, rock, and much more. Lithium provides an interactive and intense show that keeps the crowd involved with dancing, singing, and wanting more! *Auditorium*


Apr
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tie Mi Dye Mi Workshop

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Workshop participants will be able to learn about the ancient African art of tying cloth and dying it to create beautiful shapes using string, rubber bands, beads, and shells.

Create your own artful tie dye shirt!


Apr
27
2:15PM

--to--

3:00PM

College Info Day: Money Doesn't Grow on Trees: How to Prepare for Financial Independence

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to balance college life with a job. You will also learn how to create a balanced budget based on your monthly income.


Apr
27
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Health and Fitness Challenge

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

All are invited to join the free community-wide, three-month health and fitness challenge, brought to you by Senator Leroy Comrie and the Healthcare Education Project! For more information, please call 718-765-6359.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Write On With The NY Writers Coalition!

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Everyone has a voice. Everyone has a story. Bring yours and join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive, respectful environment. Poetry, plays, short stories, and everything in between – all crafted in one room! Tap into your unwritten stories at this free workshop for writers (teens and adults) of all experience levels, backgrounds, and genres. Writing prompts and materials will be provided. No sign up required -- simply turn up!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Screening

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Come and join us to watch movies together with families, friends, or other library customers. 4/6: "Living in the Future's Past" (2018)
4/27: "Earth Days" (2009)


Apr
27
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Youth Book Creation Workshop with Libro Abierto/Open Book (Ages 13 - 18)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In these eight consecutive workshops, students will have the opportunity to work with a writer and a group of visual artists to generate images and text that will later become pages in a variety of handmade books. Process over product will be emphasized although students will have made a variety of handmade books expressing their ideas/concerns by the end of the series. This is for ages 13 - 18; there is limited space. Contact Corona Library for more information.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Two Coves Community Garden Meeting

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

The library is hosting a meeting for the Two Coves Community Garden.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Inner Peace, Inner Power - Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come with us on a journey inside to explore, experience, and enjoy a precious part of you – that remains hidden unless visited. Raja yoga meditation creates inner peace and power, the type that makes one steadfast in the face of challenge, the peace and power that comes from a deep inner contentment.


Apr
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Do people have difficulty understanding you? Is your accent keeping you from reaching your goals? Does it make it difficult to find work? Speech language pathologists will teach you everyday tips and techniques to help you approximate an American English speaking style.


Apr
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Learn how to search Queens Library Catalog and the Web, how to create and use email, and how to use Microsoft Word 2010. For adults, preregistration is required; maximum of three people for one hour.


Apr
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Specialized High Schools Admissions Information Sessions

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Parents and students (4th to 8th grade) can learn more about specialized high schools. A representative from the NYC Department of Education will be available to answer any questions you may have. You may sign-up to attend a session by email at shsat@schools.nyc.gov or by phone by calling 212-637-8080.
Space is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Apr
27
3:15PM

--to--

4:00PM

College Info Day: Congratulations, You’re Accepted: Now How Do You Pay for School?

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

With the help of the Foundation Center, you will learn how to secure grants and scholarships to finance your education.


Apr
27
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Celebrating Langston Hughes: Comedy Night

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Relax, have a laugh, and enjoy a night of laugher with your family during our comedy night.


Apr
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This group is in Mandarin Chinese for those caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Sundays, March 17 and April 21. Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.


Apr
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Screening: "Unfriended: Dark Web"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A stolen laptop prompts a cabal of hackers to terrorize a group of young adults convening online. Their weekly Skype board-game night is disrupted by the discovery of a folder filled with snuff films and a stream of increasingly ominous threats (2018, R).


Apr
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Instructor Meiling Schumm uses Latin dance moves to create a workout that helps you lose fat, build muscle, and feel more energized. Dress in exercise clothes, bring a bottle of water, and come early to complete an exercise release form.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
10:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Free Civil Legal Services Coming to Your Neighborhood

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) an the New York State Courts' Access to Justice Program that provides free civil legal services to New Yorkers in need.


Apr
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call 718-661-1205.


Apr
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Preschool Storytime

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and movement, followed by a fun, creative activity for children ages 3 and 4 years with their parents or caregivers. Space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room at least 15 minutes before each session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Computer Basics

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basic steps of how to operate a computer for daily use.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
1:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Classic Cinema: "Love in the Afternoon"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come watch the film that was called a "grandly sophisticated romance ... in the great Lubitsch tradition" (The New York Times, 1957). This film stars Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn,and Maurice Chevalier. It is directed and written by Billy Wilder. A middle-aged playboy becomes fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.


Apr
29
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Screening: "Away from Her"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This is a poignant drama about a family that's dealing with the very difficult issue of Alzheimer's; it's more focused on characters and life than it is on sickness and misery (2006, PG-13).


Apr
29
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens wind down each school day with their friends. Games and other programs available daily. Dedicated quiet space available for homework/studying.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Ladybug Craft for Toddlers

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us with your toddler for story and craft! All supplies will be provided and toddlers can take home their craft at the end of the class.


Apr
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

After-School Activities

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children and teens are welcome to convene in the meeting room every school day to do homework, eat a snack, or read.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

ESL Conversation Group

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English skills in a supportive environment! Learn about your community and American culture while making new friends!


Apr
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Hillcrest Reading Group: Book Discussion with a Twist

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Like to read? So do we. Join us for a lively discussion on novels by popular authors.
Readers are also encouraged to share titles of books they've enjoyed reading in the past year.
4/29-- "Island Girls" by Nancy Thayer
5/20-- "A Place for Us" by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children will receive support in reading and homework. If interested, they may also participate in book discussions or reading circles.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

After-School Crafts

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 can come to the library and make some fun crafts!


Apr
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

TechCraft: DIY Bouncy Balls!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 11-14, join us at our awesome TechCraft program. In April we'll be exploring the world of DIY, from making your own automaton machine to crafting a hologram projector! Registration is required; please call us at 718-661-1212 or visit the children's room. This program is for children in grades 5-8.


Apr
29
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Family Movie: "The Grinch"

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Join us for "The Grinch" (2018, PG). The Grinch attempts to undermine the annual Christmas celebration at Whoville with the help of his loyal dog and reindeer. He disguises himself as Santa Claus and tries to steal all the presents, but his cover is threatened by an earnest young girl.


Apr
29
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Korean for Beginners II

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. This class also covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of four aspects of language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners I is not required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Book lovers, please come and join the Arverne Book Club! Each month we will select, read, and discuss a particular book. Upcoming book titles will be selected at our monthly meetings.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Knit and Crochet Circle

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn to knit, get help with projects, share patterns and techniques, or have an enjoyable chat as you work on your projects. All handicrafts welcome! We have some supplies, but please bring your own if you have them.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of fun and crafting. Each month we create something new.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

The last Monday of each month we're serving up hot coffee and thought-provoking conversation. Pick up a copy of this month's read at Rochdale Village Library.
April: "So You Want To Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo
May: "How Long 'Til Black Future Month?" by N.K. Jemisin
June: "A More Beautiful and Terrible History" by Jeanne Theoharis


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Open Mic

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Ages 8 and up, share poetry, songs, thoughts, stories, or just come to listen. All participants have the option of having live music back them up.


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Achieve Financial Independence ( in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will help you plan how to get out of debt. If you're struggling with debt and you need help to get back on the road to financial independence, there are habits you can adopt now to help you achieve financial independence. Break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle.


Apr
29
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Health at the Library

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Your health is important! Join us for a conversation about how to stay and be healthy.


Apr
29
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computer Basics: Internet Tips & Tricks

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Navigate the Internet with these helpful tips and tricks!


Apr
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Learn how to make your child's homework fun at home!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This workshop is for parents/guardians to learn tips for how to make your child’s homework and study fun! Bring your questions and have them answered by the parent teacher coordinators from P.S. 135, P.S. 95, P.S. 35, and P.S. 131. As a bonus, you will receive a homework free coupon for your child when you attend this workshop. This program is in Spanish.


Apr
30
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and children how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Children will be able to keep the games and stories and use them again at home. This program is for children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers.

SunnysideTue, May 7, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, May 14, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, May 21, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, May 28, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Jun 4, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Jun 11, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Jun 18, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

Apr
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Bring Your Own Device

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Get one-on-one assistance with your device, ask questions, and get basic tutorials.


Apr
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Movie Discussion Group - Teleconference Event

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconference discussion group. Please call Mail-A-Book for access numbers 718-464-0084. We be discussing popular and classic movies, such as "Pretty Woman," "Unbroken," and "Casablanca."

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Ready, Set, Bank! - Financial Literacy

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

This six-session series is a program of financial literacy where users will learn how to download and navigate financial and banking applications. They will also learn how to deposit checks from their phone, pay bills online, and gain knowledge about credit reports. For more information, call 718-990-8625 and to register visit queenslibrary.org.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold instructor Suzanne Windland will teach dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. This program is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Adult Craft

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Break out your tools and get ready for spring! Have an afternoon of fun as we plant seeds and paint a flower pot. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.


Apr
30
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Creative Aging: Beginning Watercolor and Collage Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this Creative Aging workshop for adults 50+. This is a nine-session sequential course where you will learn the basics of watercolor and collage. Attendance for all nine sessions is recommended. Registration is required. Call the Seaside Library to register at 718-634-1876.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Elissa Meditz, MS, RD, CSO, CDN, will teach seniors, including those with conditions like hypertension and diabetes, how to choose healthy foods. Learn how to have a nutritious diet that you can enjoy!


Apr
30
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Mother Goose Time (Ages 12-18 Months)

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Come to the library for stories, songs, and finger plays for children 12-18 months old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Craft Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to join us to make a fun craft!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

After-School Fun and Activities

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us as we do fun activities after school!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Creative Aging: Intermediate Drawing

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is now closed

This nine-week course for adults 50+ will focus on learning two systems: perspective and proportions for portraiture. We will use a variety of dry and wet drawing materials. The first several sessions will review processes and ideas from the "Drawing to See" course. We will work on self-portraits as well as portraits of participants in the course. Space is limited. Registration required with Sunnyside Library at 718-784-3033.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Apr
30
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

ProjectArt for Ages 4-7 (Group A)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free afterschool art classes for children ages 4-7. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

STEM: Chromatography Butterflies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 may join us to do this STEM Challenge.


Apr
30
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fused Glass Jewelry Making Workshop for Adults

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn about and make fused glass jewelry. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required; class is limited to 20 participants.


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Purposefully Pretty Workshops

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

In these workshops young women will have open discussions about different topics such as self- esteem, self-love, relationships, and stereotypes, among other topics.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Day of the Child/Day of the Book

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Join the Queens Library to celebrate children, their culture, language, and books. The "Cinderella" story as it is told in different cultures will be presented. This program is for children up to 6th grade and their caregivers. Preregistration is necessary.


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Teen Thursday Trivia

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge and have fun at teen trivia.


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Needlework

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children and teens, grades 2 and up, learn needlework. Material is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
30
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Grades 5 & 6 Book Club at Hillcrest

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Each month we will read a different book & meet to discuss our favorite and least favorite parts, main plot points, and important topics raised by that month's book. Books available at the circulation desk; please leave your name & phone number so we can tell you when the next book has arrived!


Apr
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Microsoft Word for Kids

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Have a big report due soon? Boys and girls ages 7-12, come learn how to use Microsoft Word. Get that report done quick and most of all get it done right! No registration required, but space is limited. Don't miss out!


Apr
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chloe Perrier and Her French Heart Jazz Band present Gatsby in Paris

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Enjoy this irrepressibly charming show that features Chloe and her new band, the French Heart Jazz Band, performing an intriguing mix of jazz, chanson, Brazilian and occasionally Romany-tinged selections in French as well as in English.


Apr
30
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Traditional Marketing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 48 openings

Still one of the most recognizable types of marketing, traditional marketing encompasses the advertisements that we see and hear every day. Determine the traditional marketing activities to make you visible and attractive to your target customer. To preregister or for more information, call 718-990-8625.


May
1
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

How to Navigate the Queens Public Library Website

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to navigate the Queens Public Library website at www.queenslibrary.org. Search the catalog for books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and more. Browse our library programs and events for all ages, and a multitude of valuable services. Preregistration is required in person or call the Cyber Center at 718-990-0769.


May
1
10:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL conversation group.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for simple picture books, nursery rhyme finger plays, and playtime.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Ladies From Your Past: A Traveling Exhibit on the Contributions of Outstanding Women

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us and view this amazing traveling exhibit "Ladies from Your Past" on the contributions of outstanding women in today's world. It is on display to educate, inspire, and motivate women, men, and children.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Music

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, creative movement, instruments, and a simple craft for ages 1 - 3. Caregiver must attend.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls ages 6 months to 2 years and their caregiver are welcome to enjoy songs, stories, finger plays, and all sorts of fun. No registration is required for this program. Just bring yourselves and have fun!


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Book Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us at the library for an adult craft. We'll be using old books to create art!


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Music for Tots

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to wonderful children's tunes! A few songs in Spanish are included. This program is recommended for ages 2+.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months, with adult caregivers, listen to stories, learn songs and finger play rhymes, and enjoy movement activities.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Story & Play Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a half hour of free play with educational toys, followed by stories, song, rhymes, and movement for toddlers ages 18-35 months and their parents/caregivers. Space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room at least 15 minutes before each session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mobile Device & Digital Media Class

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about your mobile device? Are you curious about e-books? How do you listen to an audiobook on your smartphone? Bring your Android or iOS device and learn how to use it.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Making Jewelry by Quilling: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Phyllis Ger teaches participants how to roll and glue special paper to form unique jewelry which can then be embellished with sequins or crystals if desired. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials are provided.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-A-Book at 718-464-0084 to register.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

MS Office Boot Camp

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Looking to take your computer skills to the next level? Join us at Langston Hughes Community Library for MS Office Boot Camp every Wednesday! We will explore the wonders of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Walk out of your class feeling comfortable and motivated! Registration is strongly recommended.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Family Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding, doing finger plays, singing, dancing, and throwing and catching bean bags. Registration is not required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for songs and stories.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, simple rhymes, and songs, followed by free play for infants and their caregivers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Adult Crafts

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for crafts on Wednesdays. No registration required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler arts and crafts! This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Toddler Learning Center is a five-week program designed to help toddlers get ready to read! Children ages 18-36 months are invited with their families for play-based education and information from expert guests.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
11:45AM

--to--

12:15PM

Coloring Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun coloring time!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Welcome to NYC: Adapting to Life in Queens and the USA

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Participants will have a chance to ask questions and receive useful tips from a native New Yorker and discuss what it’s like to navigate a new culture and city as an adult. We will learn strategies for coping with homesickness, culture shock, and everything in between.
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing


May
1
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This program is sponsored by Friends of Briarwood Library. Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Space is limited to the first 18 people.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Creative Aging: Pastel Art Workshop

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Participants will strengthen their drawing skills by working with oil-based pastels. We will explore the range of techniques pastels offer and examine the medium's potential for expressiveness. Participants will spend time working with photo-based imagery as a source and point of departure in constructed drawings. Preregistration and a commitment to attend all sessions is required. Space is limited. Call East Flushing Library to register, 718-357-6643. This program is for older adults 50+.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Celebrate Mother's Day: Afternoon Movie "Steel Magnolias"

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Robert Harling adapted his stage hit celebrating friendship among a group of strong-willed women who discuss their lives at a beauty salon. Julia Roberts earned her first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress (1989, PG).


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Peking Opera Salon

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Facilitated by Qi Shu Fang Peking Opera Association, this activity is to promote traditional Chinese art, especially Peking Opera, in the community. Everyone is welcome to join in singing and performing, with live music accompaniment.
*Auditorium*

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

5/1: "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018, PG)
5/8: "Lost in Translation" (2003, PG-13);
5/15: "Green Book" (2018, PG-13)
5/22: "Modern Times" (1936, PG)
5/29: "Atonement" (2007, R)
6/5: "Avalon" (1990, PG)
6/12: "Moulin Rouge!" (2001)
6/19: "What Dreams May Come" (1998, PG-13)
6/26: "Christopher Robin" (2018, PG)

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Computer Lessons

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join our beginner computer classes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Crochet and Conversation

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Experienced knitters and crocheters will team up with our English Conversation Class. Ideas, patterns, and vocabulary will be exchanged!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Crochet and Conversation

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Experienced knitters and crocheters will team up with our English Conversation Class. Ideas, patterns, and vocabulary will be exchanged!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Douglaston Discovery Zone

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for fun after-school activities. Activities include problem solving, puzzles, coloring, games, and more for children in elementary and middle school.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

CIAD Meeting

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

This is the monthly meeting of the Coalition of Institutionalized Aged and Disabled (CIAD). CIAD is a non-profit, grassroots organization run by and for adult home and nursing home residents and resident councils.


May
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Italian Conversation Circle: Il Nostro Salotto Italiano

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Ciao! Have you studied a lot of Italian but lack opportunities to converse in this beautiful language? Do you want to practice speaking Italian and become so comfortable with it that you begin thinking in Italian? Using print (easy but challenging), video, music, and more, we will explore all things Italian in our Salotto Italiano. A presto! This is for advanced beginner & intermediate speakers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

College Signing Day

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come and join us to celebrate College Signing Day. Wear a t-shirt from your college of choice to show off your decision!


May
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Game Day

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Help us unlock characters in Super Smash Bros! This is open to 6th-12th graders.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Participants can read to each other for a reduction in their library card fees. Reduce your fees by $2.50 for each thirty minutes, up to a maximum of one hour. All participants should be between 4 years and 21 years old. Registration is required at the children's reference desk.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Chat and Cards

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to enjoy friendly games of cards and Uno.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates

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